Mathijs van Asten dominated the CSI2* Grand Prix at home, beating Mark Turnbull of Great Britain and Hikari Yoshizawa of Japan in the jump-off. Adir Abreu Junior of Brazil and Eugenio Garza of Mexico within the points. (Photo © Csi Asten)
The Sunday morning at CSI2* Asten in the Netherlands could not have another finale for greater crowd enjoyment, as them see a home rider Mathijs van Asten won the Grand Prix.
With 48 pairs, the most important event of the week on course designed by the Dutchman Henk Linders, where only 8 riders got their jump-off pass and 5 completed the double clear rounds.
To take the win and add 50 World Ranking Points, Mathijs van Asten completed his jump-off round in 37.04 seconds with the 11-year-old gelding Brugal VDL (Indorado x Guidam) owned by Candy Tribble, to add his 15 FEI victory in his career and first in 2017.
Completed the double clear round in second place Mark Tunrbull of Great Britain next to the 10-year-old gelding Cartouch III (Tangelo Van De Zuuthoeve x Lancelot) in 37.96 seconds, for third place Hikaru Yoshizawa of Japan registered a time of 38.12 seconds with 9-year-old gelding Conrato (Caretino x Quinar), followed by the Dutch rider Nicole Caris in fourth place with time of 38.74 seconds accompanied by 9-year-old mare W Diva Rosa Mfs (Wallenberg x Emilion) and fifth was Eric Jr van der Vleuten, who presented with the 10-year-old gelding Casantos (Carthino Z x Orlando) to finish in 41.99 seconds.
For the Latino Ranking they were able to finish with World Ranking Points the Brazilian rider Adir Abreu Jr in 11th position with the 9-year-old gelding Dali T (Phin Phin x Numero One), completing in 4 faults and 69.88 seconds his performance. For his part, the Mexican rider Eugenio Garza accompanied by the 16-year-old gelding Bariano (Jetset-D x Skippy) ranked 14th in field of 4 fouls and 70.83 seconds.
Alice Oken from United State also saw action finishing in the 16th place, Fidel Segovia from Argentina was 22nd, Jennifer Goddard of US in 26th, Tomas Couve Correa from Chile was in box 32nd and Sabischy Hassler of Venezuela in 37th place.