Swedish Peder Fredricson took home the car at CSI4* Stockholm on his second day of competitions. (Photo © Roland Thunholm)
The two-time Olympic medalist and European champion Peder Fredricson of Sweden, took home the car in dispute for the second FEI class of CSI4* Stockholm.
Making it clear that Peder Fredricson is a prophet in his homeland, he completed the speed class on course designed by Peter Lundstroem in 57.28 seconds, appearing with the 11-year-old gelding H&M All In (Kashmir Van Schuttershof x Andiamo Z) owned by Stuteri Arch.
Guiding the world number 7 Peder Fredricson the one-two for his country, he showed the way that was followed precisely by his pupil Stephanie Holmén with her 11-year-old mare Flip’s Little Sparrow (Cardento 933 x Robin Z 723) in second place, registering a time of 59.87 seconds, being both Swedish riders who managed to lower the barrier of 60 seconds without fouls.
In a real fight between the best riders in the world, the third place went to world number 6 Harrie Smolders of the Netherlands accompanied by the 10-year-old gelding Cas 2 (Indoctro x Numero Uno) in 61.65 seconds and for the fourth place Evelina Tove from Sweden, finished in 61.65 seconds with the 9-year-old gelding Castello 194 (Cristallo x Lifestyle) in 63.49 seconds.
The top five classified were completed by Geir Gulliksen from Norway, achieving the last clear round with the 9-year-old mare Exit Of Ice Z (Emilion x Tornado) with a time of 71.87 seconds.
For Peder Fredricson he took home the Volkswagen Tiguan as the first prize, thanks to his today’s victory that also allowed him to add 50 World Ranking Points.
Turning to the Latino Ranking Marlon Modolo Zanotelli from Brazil was not on his best day and totaled 10 fouls in 87.30 seconds with the 14-year old gelding Extra van Essene (Diamant de Semilly x Gotthardsen), but he managed to score World Ranking points with his 15th place.