Ahlmann new victory for the second consecutive day and settled the Grand Prix to take his car in Deputes. Netherlands Willem Grave second and Sweden Peder Fredriscon third. Lucy Davis in 14th place. (Photo © Fotodesign Mark Große-Feldhaus)
To close the week CSI 4* in Braunschweig, Germany, could only be the protagonist Christian Ahlmann. After winning yesterday with the 13-years-old stallion Colorit (Coriano x Capitol I) owned by Klaus Isaak, repeated dose today at the Grand Prix Volkswagen and become a creditor of a brand new vehicle in dispute to the winner.
The class included the participation of 39 pairs, just 7 return to jump-off Alhmann led by marking a time of 36.14 seconds on a perfect field, beating with a lead of 54 hundredths of a second representative of the Netherlands Willem Greve who finished second with Carambole 2 (Cassini I x Concerto II) a 12-years-old stallion owned by Korbeld, G.A.M. setting a time of 36.68 seconds.
The fight was maintained below 1 second to third place occupied by the Swedish Peder Fredricson and 10-years-old stallion H&M All In (Kashmir van het Schuttershof x Fortune) who stopped the clock at 37.09 seconds, while the fourth and fifth places were held by Netherlands Marc Houtzager than it did in time 38.64 seconds with 9-years-old gelding Sterrehof’s Calimero (Quidam de Revel x Libero H) and German Marco Kutscher with 11-years-old stallion S.I.E.C. Carsten (Cassini I x Quinar) completed the top five in the evening with time of 39.06 seconds.
PAEC Ranking representatives were led by US rider Lucy Davis and 11-years-old gelding Cassis 54 (Candidatus x Landadel) achieving finish within the top 16 to take FEI Ranking points in 14th place in court 4 fouls and 64.71 seconds in the regular round, while the Brazilian Yuri Manzur also a member of Latino Ranking was distant leaderboard in 32 place with Babylotte (Dollar Du Murier x Concorde) knocking down three rails and totaling 12 fouls.