Settling the competition in the tiebreaker, Bertram Allen beat Italian Lorenzo de Luca, second in the final order. José María Larocca in 14th place. (Photo © eqnews.com)
Rounding out the penultimate day at ‘s-Hertogenbosch CSI 5* Indoor Brabant during dispute the Audi Prize, fast-paced Irishman Bertram Allen stopped the clock in 34.73 seconds during the tiebreaker, beating Italian Lorenzo de Luca.
Marking the rhythm to add a new victory plus 80 World Ranking points, Allen was presented with 13-year-old gelding Quiet Easy 4 (Quidam’s Rubin x Zapateado) owned by Quainton Stud, also getting €15,500 for the first position, while the second place of Luca’s Italian with 10-year-old stallion Halifax go het Kluizebos (Quidam’s Rubin x Zapateado) was thanks to his time of 36.46 seconds in the jump-off to take 70 FEI Ranking points and €12,400.
Completed the group of Top five Gudrun Pattet of Belgium registering 36.92 seconds without knockdown with Sea Coast Atlantic (Schilling x Aramis de la Cense), Wout-Jan van der Shans and Capetown (Oklund x Carlino) fourth with time of 37,66 seconds and fifth the German Ludger Beerbaum with Chaman (Baloubet du Rouet x I Love You) in 37,89 seconds.
For the Latin Ranking added Wolrd Ranking points for second class in a row the Argentine Jose Maria Larocca in 14th place with 13-year-old gelding Elliot DWS (Winningmood x Rey Z), completing his regular round in 4 fouls.