24 June 2022

Pius Schwizer make is two wins for Switzerland

The last class of the opening day of the Frecciarossa Milano Jumping Cup 2022 held at the San Siro Racecourse, ended with a Swiss rider in the lead. After Fuchs and Guerdat finishing first and second in the top class of the day, this time it was Pius  Schwizer, who in Class no. 4 presented by Kep Italia ( In two phases - h 1.40m) riding Balou Rubin R who was extremely fast in the decisive phase stopping the clock at just 24”.

“This is the first time I have ridden in the Milan show,” said the Swiss rider who recently was part of the team that won the Nations Cup in St Gallen, “and I am enthusiastic about it, not only because I won but also because of everything offered by the location on the racecourse. The stables and warm-up and jumping arenas are all close by and that is a really positive aspect. Balou Rubin R did well but for Sunday’s Grand Prix I will ride Casallino after competing with him tomorrow.”

The 59-year-old rider from Oensingen finished in front of Germany’s Richard Vogel and Denis Nielsen, leaving off the podium the best Italian rider, Emilio Bicocchi, who finished fourth on the Italian-bred Rondine del Terriccio.


CSI4* - Class 4 presented by Kep Italia (two-phases - h 1.40m - 10.000 €)

  1. Pius Schwizer SUI (Balou Rubin R) pen. 0, 24”00
  2. Richard Vogel GER (Caramba 92) 0, 24”83
  3. Denis Nielsen GER (Jamela) 0, 25”89
  4. Emilio Bicocchi ITA (Rondine del Terriccio) 0, 25”99



Photo: MAV Photo Agency

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