Acovaro and Ales Opartrny win the Dubai Grand Prix!!
Ales Opatrny became the first rider from the Czech Republic to win the Emirates Airline Dubai Grand Prix FEI World Cup Qualifier as he guided Acovaro to upstage a strong field of 28 competitors on the closing day of competition at the Dubai Equestrian Club. Third place went to France's Frederic David with a time of 46.60s on Baloussini. In winning, Opartrny picked up a prize purse of Dh80,850 from a Grand Prix total purse valued at Dh245,000.