6 november 2014

Drie wild cards in Genève

Geneva, the only Swiss event to host a leg of the FEI World Cup™ Driving, will again welcome the world's best four-in-hand drivers from 11th to 14th December.  Five drivers have qualified, amongst which the Australian driver, Boyd Exell, who has a unblemished success rate in Geneva, as well as the Swiss Werner Ulrich.

In addition to the well-known figures, three wild cards have been allocated by the organisers. For the first time, two drivers from Swiss Romande will be taking part. Jérôme Voutaz from Valais, fourth and first Swiss driver last year with his horses from the Franches-Montagnes and Cyril Maret from the canton of Vaud, who will drive for the first time in the Palexpo Arena and whose season has been good, as well as Frenchman Benjamin Aillaud, a regular at the CHI Geneva and best tricolour at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy 2014.

Qualified drivers:
Jozsef Dobrovitz (HUN)
Boyd Exell (AUS)
Christoph Sandmann (GER)
Werner Ulrich (SUI)
Georg von Stein (GER)

Drivers who have been awarded a wild card:
Benjamin Aillaud (FRA)
Cyril Maret (SUI)
Jérôme Voutaz (SUI)

Foto: Krisztina Horváth

Foto: Krisztina Horváth