Jerome Guery wins Mexico City leg of Global Champions Tour

(CNN)Belgian rider Jerome Guery won the second leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour in Mexico City with a stallion given to him by his best friend just two months ago. “For me, it’s incredible,” Guery said after finishing 0.96 second ahead of Abdel Said of Egypt and 1.17 seconds clear of Harrie Smolders of the Netherlands. Jump off Since its foundation in 2006 by former Dutch Olympic champion Jan Tops, the Longines Global Champions Tour and Global Champions League has grown into the world’s richest showjumping circuit. This year, the Tour has expanded to 20 legs, including new stops in New York, Stockholm and Montreal. After competing in a sandy arena in Doha last month, horses and riders had …