Dutch rider Angelique Hoorn guided the one-two for her country by winning the CSI2* Seacon Logistics Grand Prix of Kronenberg. (Photo © equnews.be)
Dutch rider Angelique Hoorn took the victory at the CSI2* Seacon Logistics Grand Prix of Kronenberg, to guide the Dutch one-two.
With 61 pairs participating in the regular round on course designed by Henk Linders of the Netherlands, only 11 riders would return to the jump-off and Angelique Hoorn was in charge of setting the fastest time in 34.41 seconds with the 11-year-old gelding Brego R’N B (Namelus R x Gerlinus).
Already with the first place secured for the Netherlands with Angelique Hoorn and her fasted round that also earned her 50 World Ranking Points, the one-two for the home riders was completed by Mathijs van Asten with the 8-year-old gelding Sirocco (Balou du Rouet x Guidam) in time of 35.78 seconds, achieving both competitors to overcome the effective Irish rider Conor Swail and his 9-year-old gelding Domino van de Valhoeve (Lord Z x Concorde) in 35.83 seconds.
The variety of nationalities was present from the fourth to sixth place with Antonio Alfonso from Italy accompanied by the 9-year-old gelding Chic Hin D Hyrencourt (Tarzan de La Pomme x Elanville) in fourth place and his time of 36.73 seconds, fifth place Axel Vandoorne from Belgium with his 10-year-old gelding Baileys Louis (Jah S Diamant x Clinton) in 37.39 seconds, while Gilbert Beckmann from Germany took sixth place with the 8-year-old stallion Pikeur Lord Fauntleroy (Lord Pezi x Contendro I) in time of 38.03 seconds.
By the Pan American Ranking Lillie Keenan of the United States accumulated 8 regular round fouls to finish 38th with the 10-year-old gelding Skyhorse (Calvaro x Quidam de Revel) in time of 63.63 seconds and also by Latino Ranking Adir Abreu Junior of Brazil registered the same 8 fouls in 43rd place with the 10-year-old gelding Hunter van het Indihof (Bentley van de Heffinck x Mr. Blue) in 64.51 seconds. Eduardo Damiani Filizola of Brazil with his accumulated of 12 faults ranked 53rd along with the 8-year-old mare Jella Van’T Kathof (Eldorado van de Zeshoek x Calvados).