Monday, November 07, 2016
France: Franck Laousse and Charlotte TE win Les 2 Jours de Montcuq
France's Franck Laousse and Charlotte TE won the 40th running of the 2 days of Montcuq on October 29 and 30, 2016. Their final time for the two 90-km days was 10:55.58.
Second place went to the Netherlands' Liselore Van Zetten, riding El Kebir Florival, in a time of 10:56.13. Third place went to France's Karine Mabilon, riding Rihad La Majorie, in a time of 11:36.
Laousse was Champion of France in 2013.
Bred and owned by Peter Toft's Toft Endurance in Australia, the 11-year-old mare Charlotte TE is by the famous Chip Chase Sadaqa out of the mare Scarlette. In all 26 of her starts over her 6-season career, the mare has had only one non-completion.
28 riders out of 52 starters completed both days of Montcuq. This year's race was dedicated to Pierre Passenard, founding president of the race.