Jur Vrieling and Dallas VDL dominated the jump-off round with a 95-cent second lead over Sweden’s John Österdahl. Participation of Rene López and Juan Manuel Giraldo Roa. (Photo © VDL Stud Archive)
The final day in the second week of the Tuscany Tour in Italy for the evaluation of the Silver Tour, Jur Vrieling of the Netherlands managed to dominate the tiebreaker with 9-year-old stallion Dallas VDL (Douglas x Heartbreaker) owned by VDL Stud, recording a time of 41.93 seconds that it was worth to him to add 50 World Ranking points.
The action in Arezzo Equestrian Center which distributed €24,600 at a height of 1.45m, was undoubtedly a great sample by the Dutch riders who occupied three of the first five places, being cut off by the Swedish John Österdahl taking possession of the second place with 10-year-old mare Sharena (Stakkato Gold x Raphael), after completing his run in 42.88 seconds, only 95 hundredths of a second slower than the winner. For the third place Megan Laseur along with 11-year-old mare Bleu Bayou (Berlin x Ahorn) in 43.06 seconds and Kevin Beerse in the company of 10-year-old mare Heldia (Quadrillo x Animo) in 43.90 seconds in fourth place, were the other representatives of Holland who stood out in the competition.
For the Latin Ranking could not appear within the points their two representatives and both of Colombia, being Rene López the best placed in 40th with 9-year-old mare Destiny’s Child (Sandro Boy x Corland) in field of 4 faults for the regular round and accumulated of 8 fouls by Juan Manuel Giraldo Roa, finished in box 53rd with 9-year-old geding Invitto V (Lord Z x Quidam of Revel).