Swedish Peder Fredricson won the first class of the CSI4* Münster in Germany, beating home rider Philip Rüping and Italian Emanuele Gaudiano. (Photo © Thoms Lehmann)
Swedish rider Peder Fredricson showed his great speed to win €25,000 Brinkhoff’s No. 1 – Prize at the opening of CSI 4* Münster.
The speed class designed by Olaf Jun. Petersen had 30 pairs encouraging the competition, but no one faster than Peder Fredricson and his 11-year-old gelding H&M All In (Kashmir van Schuttershof x Andiamo Z), completing his run at 62.11 seconds.
Assuring 50 FEI Ranking Points, world number 23 Peder Fredricson added his third victory of the month, consolidating the Olympic medal among the best and most preferred of the crowd.
For second place German rider Philip Rüping achieved a time of 63.49 seconds with the 10-year-old mare Chalypsa (Chacco-Blue x Sandro), while third place was Italian rider Emanuele Guadiano next to the 11-year-old stallion Caspar 232 (Berlin x Padarco) with a time of 64.72 seconds.
By Latino Ranking The Peruvian rider Alonso Valdez Prado was ranked ninth with the 10-year-old gelding Chief (Verdi x Argentinus), taking World Ranking Points in a clear round and 75.06 seconds. Also US rider Chloe Reid finished 18th out of the points with the 10-year-old gelding TNT Explosive (Tinka’s Boy x Calypso II) in 4 fouls and 69.36 seconds.