Exactly 30 combinations started in the Zangersheide Sires of the World, a class for stalliions of 8 years and older. In a thrilling jump off with ten Daniel Deusser proved that he is a real top rider. With Tobago Z, a 9 years old son of Tangelo van de Zuuthoeve x Mr. Blue he jumped clear and three seconds faster than runner up Rachel Steffen on Uncanto di Vallagana. In oktober the German Stephex rider won the GP at the CSI5*-W in Oslo and finished third in the GP one week later at the CSI5*-W in Helsinki. All the other riders in the jump off who tried to go faster had at least one fence down.