Harrie Smolders and Mennell Watson shared honors at CSI3* Birmingham.

The Dutchman Harrie Smolders and the British Mennell Watson finished even in The Accumulator of the Horse of the Year Show. (Photo © HOYS)


The second day of CSI3* Birmingham had a draw in the first place with the Dutch rider Harrie Smolders and British rider Mennell Watson.

Playing The Accumulator on course designed by Robert Ellis, a total of 31 pairs animated the flashy class accumulating points in each of the obstacles, where Harrie Smolders and Mennell Watson totaled 65 points, the same amount that extended to tenth place, but only they could split honors by stopping the clock in same time of 49.12 seconds.

In this division of honors, both Harrie Smolders and Mennell Watson took 50 World Ranking Points presenting the Dutch rider with 10-year-old gelding Cas 2 (Indoctro x Numero Uno) and British rider doit with the 9-year-old stallion Whisper in the Wind (Cobretti x Mr Majestic). For other hand British rider Louise Saywell with the 12-year-old gelding Feigtling (Chicago Z x Darco) was third in 49.50 seconds.

The activities continued tomorrow will be performing two FEI classes for the conclusion of the Horse of the Year Show in its 2017 edition, including the Grand Prix that will have Two Rounds as an evaluation factor.


Final Results