Impressive finish in the Provincie Noord-Holland Prijs with Belgian Olivier Philippaerts scoring victory in the jump-off to beat Holland Marc Houtzager and Roger Yves Bost from France. Lucy Davis in 17th. (Photo © DigiShots)
There is no doubt that the Provincie Noord-Holland Prijs was one of the most exciting class of CSI4* Jumping Amsterdam with a stunning jump-off where the Belgian Olivier Philippaerts take the win.
With a total of 51 pairs ripped competition then give way to 14 classified in the tiebreaker, where 9 of them that would mark his second clear round in the afternoon with Philippaerts to the head by the horse H&M Challenge Vd Begijnakker (Chellano Z x Palestro You Begijnakker) an 14-years-old gelding owned by Bart Keisse setting a time of 30.83 seconds. For the second place in 30.94 seconds field with great emotion of the public the house representative Marc Houtzager and 15-years-old gelding Sterrehof’s Uppity (Guidam x ePilot) owned by Sterrehof Stoeterij stay in the podium.
The fight remained closed until the fifth with the French Roger Yves Bost “Bosty” in third place by the stallion Pegase Du Murier (Adelfos x Le Tot de Semilly) owned by Equiblue property – Et Eurl Bosty, completing its jump-off in 31.04 seconds. Standing very close in another crowd favorite manifested in perfect round and time of 31.08 seconds, just four hundredths of a second behind Bost with the Dutch Maikel van der Vleuten with Cupid V (Numero Uno x Lancelot) a 9-years-old gelding owned by Van Der Vleuten Springstal at fourth place. Finally in the fifth Marcus Ehning of Germany it would show a little more distant from their predecessors by scoring time of 32.55 seconds with 9-years-old stallion Cordynox (Cornado I x Polydor).
Lucy Davis again presented itself as the sole representative of PAEC Ranking improve its ranking with respect to the above classes, but set in 17th place with Coriana 42 (Corrido x Lasino) to exceed the agreed time of the regular round was resulting in 1 fault in 66.70 seconds outside the points.