Victory for the home rider Jaroslaw Skrzyczynski in a jump-off round beating Belgian Wilm Vermeir with a 54-cent second advantage. (Photo © Holcbecher)
The second day at CSI4* Poznan in Poland was dominated by home rider Jaroslaw Skrzyczynski, who was the winner in the dispute of the Middle Tour Final with the participation of 48 pairs.
In what resulted a total celebration for the locals, Poland’s Jaroslaw Skrzyczynski completed his jump-off in 39.56 seconds with the 8-year-old Chacclana (Chacco-Blue x Capilano) to earn 50 World Ranking points and to surpass Belgian rider Wilm Vermeir by 54 hundredths of a second, achieving the second place in 40.10 seconds accompanied by the 11-year-old mare Gentiane de La Pomme (Schindler de Muze x Diamant de Semilly).
The third position was Swiss Edwin Smits in time of 41.25 seconds next to the 13-year-old gelding Dondiego B Z (Dutch Capitol x Flemmingh), for fourth place Jan Vinckier of Belgium in 41.40 seconds with the 8-year-old mare Viva (Now or Never M x Carbid) and fifth place Bert Prouve of Belgium with the 11-year-old mare Aquila van de Bergvijverhoeve (Chatman x Heartbreaker) in 43.46 seconds.
For the Pan American Ranking, American Reed Kessler had 5 fouls to finished in 25th place, Karina Aziz of Canada in 28th place with 5 fouls and American rider Katherine Dinan of 32nd with 8 fouls.