France’s Simon Delestre has confirmed to Grandprix-Replay that he will not participate in the 2015 Longines FEI World Cup Final in Las Vegas next month. His spot will now go to the next rider on the Western European League, ranked 25th, his fellow countryman Patrice Delaveau will travel to Las Vegas in Delestre’s place.
Patrice Delaveau had four top twelve results this season but no top six results. At the World Cup Qualifying event in Bordeaux, France, Delaveau finished 12th aboard Orient Express HDC while finishing 11th aboard Lacrimoso HDC at the CSI5*-W event in Geneva, Switzerland. In addition, Delaveau and Lacrimoso HDC finished 7th in the World Cup Qualifying Grand Prix of Leipzig, Germany after finishing 12th in the Longines World Cup of Verona, in Italy riding Carinjo HDC.
Source: Grand Prix-Replay