Ireland's Denis Lynch was the runner-up in the €100,000 Grand Prix at Grimaud in France, with the 13-year-old stallion Cristello.

Fifteen of the 45 starters made it through to the second round jump-off, with Lynch producing an excellent clear round against the clock to finish just 0.26 of a second behind Belgian winner Niels Bruynseels with Gancia De Muze.

It was the second time in 24 hours that Lynch and Cristello had finished as runners-up, having also taken second place in Saturday's 1m50 competition at the same venue.

Wexford’s Harry Allen meanwhile finished best of the Irish in the two-star Grand Prix at Bonheiden in Belgium.

He partnered Guinness to fourth place after lowering a single fence in the jump-off.

Victory went to Johnny Pals of the Netherlands with Fernando.