The Dutch rider Lisa Nooren loaded with the victory in the continuation of CSI 3* Opglabbeek beating Bart Clarys of Belgium and Alise Oken of the United States. (Photo © equnews.be)
Dutch rider Lisa Nooren loaded with the victory at the Prijs Habufa / Henders & Hazel, for the second date of CSI 3* Opglabbeek in Belgium.
Achieving a total of 50 World Ranking Points, Lisa Nooren led the 13 classified riders to the jump-off, clocking 40.87 seconds with the 10-year-old gelding Moccason Hocus Pocus (Tinka’s Boy x For Pleasure). With a difference of close to 1 second, the second place was for Bart Clarys of Belgium accompanied by the 10-year-old stallion Best Mix Caspar SSB (Verdi x G.Ramiro Z) in 41.77 seconds.
For third place the American rider Alise Oken, the most outstanding by the Pan American Ranking, completed her round in 42.52 seconds with the 10-year-old gelding Hitchcock van’t Broekkant (Canturo x Heartbreaker), being escorted in the fourth and fifth place by Wouter Devos of Belgium with 13-year-old gelding Emporio van’t Holeinde (Fetish du Pas x Acorado) in 44.18 seconds and Bronislav Chudyba from Slovakia with 12-year-old gelding Quinsy (Quidam’s Rubin x Pilot) in 45.21 seconds.
For the Latino Ranking the only one that managed to finish within the points was the Brazilian Adir Abreu Junior occupying 14th place with 1 foul, next to the 10-year-old gelding Hunter van het Indihof (Bentley van de Heffinck x Mr. Blue). On the other hand the Brazilians Cassio Rivetti and Luiz Felipe de Azevedo Filho said goodbye with 4 fouls in the 25th and 27th places, while Pedro Veniss had 8 fouls to finish 39th. Also for the Pan American Ranking Canadian Chris Pratt occupied 33rd place with 5 fouls and US Michael Hughes was 48th with 9 fouls.