Already for the second year in a row, Hikari Yoshizawa and Clicksem (Cardino) claimed victory in the Warming up competition of the Sires of the World. In this 1m40 class against the clock, Yoshizawa and 17-year-old Clicksem finished in 62.87 seconds. Gilles Thomas and Edison van Schuttershof (Darco) took second place with their time of 64.16 seconds. 1 hundredth of a second slower was Suus Kuyten: together with Dallas du Domaine Z (Darco) she stopped the clock in 64.17 seconds.
Gerard O'Neill and Warriors Glory (Warrior) finished fourth in 64.22 seconds, while Patrick Stühlmeyer and For Laubry (For Passion d'Ive Z) closed the top five in 67 seconds sharp.