Bianca Schoenmakers of Netherlands take a home win for most important class of the week by beating Irishman Bertram Allen in jump-off round. Participated Marlon Modolo Zanotelli and Eduardo Menezes. (Photo © Sportfot)
Bianca Schoenmakes of Netherlands surprised to take the most important home win of the CSI 2* Valkenswaard week, completing her tiebreaker in 37.77 seconds with 9-year-old gelding Daylight (Ustinov x Oklund) owned by Hans Dings BV.
After regular round with 71 pairs was reduced to 21 for the tiebreaker, Luc Musette course designed, left a series of interesting questions to the different classified, where winner got 50 World Ranking points and exceeded Irishman rider Bertram Allen, who completed his run in 39.93 seconds with 9-year-old stallion GK Casper (Canto x Quantum), the same horse like he won two days ago. For third place Belgian rider Karline de Brabander marked a time of 40.14 seconds with 12-year-old stallion Fantomas de Muze (Sandro Boy x For Pleasure), being escorted in fourth place by Flying Dutchman Gerco Schröder in 40.42 seconds alongside 9-year-old stallion Don Diego (Verdi x Karandasj) and fifth place was Jos Verlooy of Belgium registering a time of 40.74 seconds with 9-year-old gelding Igor (Emerald van ‘T Ruytershof x Nabab de Reve).
Kent Farrington of United States took part in the jump-off, but his time with 11-year-old mare Gazelle (Kashmir van Schuttershof x Indoctro) was 46.62 seconds, taking 11th place. For his part Daniel Deusser of Germany, World number 3, also passed for decisive round, but did not return to his jump-off round, thus closing the group of classified in 21st place.
For Latino Ranking Marlon Modolo Zanotelli of Brazil finished in 31st place, being the most outstanding of Latinos with 10-year-old mare Celena VDL (Mr. Blue x Chin Chin) accumulating 4 faults and his compatriot Eduardo Menezes totaled 8 faults in his presentation with 11-year-old gelding Acovaro (Acodetto I x Calvaro) to finish in 49th position.