Bertram Allen wins in Irish triplet the Falsterbo Derby.

Bertram Allen led the Irish treble with Shane Sweetnam and Cian O’Connor, being the only ones to perfectly complete their derby fields. (Photo © faltesborhorseshow.se)

 

The fasted Irishman Bertram Allen guided his country’s riders to a perfect one-two-three during the € 85,000 Falsterbo Derby presented by Gigantprint.

Again the world number 17 Bertram Allen gets a good result and with it adds 15th 2017 FEI victories, being now the main figure of the Derby next to the 8-year-old gelding Christy Jnr (Indoctro x Clinton I) owned by Ballywalter Farm, for ensure 80 World Ranking Points.

The class that needed a jump-off between 4 riders, winner Bertram Allen left no chance among his rivals and set a time of 49.31 seconds, leading the total Irish dominance with the first of three double clear rounds with Shane Sweetnam, who took the second place with the 9-year-old mare Indra van de Oude Heihoef (Casantos x Action-Breaker) in 50.02 seconds and for third place, Olympic bronze medalist Cian O’Connor recorded a time of 51.20 seconds with the 12-year-old stallion Copain du Perchet CH (Conteur x Ragazzo).

The fourth and last place to participate for the jump-off was home rider Peder Fredricson with the 9-year-old gelding H&M Carat Desire (Carinjo x Latus II), getting a good time of 49.62 seconds, but with 4 fouls.

For the Pan American Ranking, Alison Robitaille of the United States participated with the 11-year-old mare Serise du Bidou (Gin Tonic Star x Fusain du Defey), accumulating 8 fouls in 176.18 seconds occupying eighth place.

 

Final Results