World Cup Equestrian

United States' McLain Ward, riding HH Azur winning the FEI World Cup equestrian jumping speed class in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, March 30, 2017. 

Less than a blink of an eye separated the top three in the LONGINES FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final I Speed Round on Thursday evening. Two-time Olympic gold medalist McLain Ward (USA) of Brewster, New York claimed the victory on HH Azur, stopping the Longines timers in 59.27 seconds, just fractions of a second ahead of Henrik von Eckermann (Sweden and Mary Lou with 59.58. Two-time defending World Cup™ Champion Steve Guerdat (Switzerland) was third on Bianca in 60.06 seconds.