Riyadh 2024: It's King Edward's Championship to Lose

The first day of FEI World Cup Finals has put Henrik von Eckermann & King Edward in the perfect position to claim their second consecutive victory.

By Charlotte Smet /

April 18, 2024

A thrilling day of sport in Riyadh has solidified Henrik von Eckermann's position as the favourite to win the 2024 World Cup Finals.




A foot-perfect round on day 1 has put Henrik von Eckermann & King Edward in the perfect position to claim a second consecutive World Cup Final Championship title. 



Julien Epaillard & Dubai du Cedre put in a very fast round which would have put them in silver medal position if not for one rail knocked. Nevertheless, this competive pair still enter Day 2 in joint fourth position.


A perfect start for the Swedish team with both their riders leading the championship. Peder Fredricson and the 18-year-old Catch Me Not S have put in a strong performance which sees them entering the second day of competition in second place in the standings.


A strong performance in the first qualifier for Ben Maher and his superb mare Dallas Vegas Batilly that has been slightly clouded by knocking the second to last fence. It is however far from over for this combination as they currently stand 6th in the provisional ranking.

Rkrvl After Final I Before Final Ii Top Overall Win Chances for the Longines Fei World Cup Finals in Riyadh

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