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Martin Fuchs rides Clooney 51 to show jumping victory at Geneva Grand Prix

Martin Fuchs, riding partner Clooney 51, won the Geneva Grand Prix on Sunday.

Canada's Eric Lamaze misses out on final field

Martin Fuchs of Switzerland rides Clooney 51 to claim his 1st Grand Slam victory at the Geneva Grand Prix on Sunday. (Martial Trezzini/EPA-EFE)

Martin Fuchs, riding partner Clooney 51, won the Geneva Grand Prix on Sunday.

The 27-year-old Swiss edged Great Britain's Scott Brash, riding Hello Senator, by 0.05 seconds to claim his first show jumping Grand Prix victory.

WATCH | Martin Fuchs triumphant ride:

Martin Fuchs rides Clooney 51 to Rolex Grand Prix win

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The Swiss rider put together another flawless performance on the back of Clooney 51 to secure the victory at the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping competition in Geneva. 2:09

Belgium's Jerome Guery and partner Quel Homme de Hus finished third.

"This is a huge win for me, it is certainly a career highlight and tops off an unbelievable year. I am so happy," said Fuchs.

Eleven of the forty riders made it to the jump-offs, including world No. 1 Steve Guerdat (who finished 5th).

Canada's Eric Lamaze missed out on the final field.


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