American Reed Kessler completed a perfect day with two wins in two FEI events, now accompanied by Cos I Can. (Photo © ACP Andreas Pantel)
American Reed Kessler completed a second perfect day of the CSI 4* Groos Viegeln, after achieving both victories in the two FEI classes, securing in this opportunity 80 World Ranking Points.
With two phases to evaluate the course designed by Marco Hesse of Germany, Reed Kessler now accompanied by 14-year-old gelding Cos I Can (Olympic Lux x Harlequin du Carel), stopped the clock in 46.27 seconds and accumulated three 2017 FEI victories.
Disputing the € 62,000 Championat der BSCVerwaltungs Gmbh, Reed Kessler managed a tight win against German Sven Fehnl, who completed his run in 46.86 seconds with the 9-year-old stallion Lacox (Landos x Cash and Carry), while third place was for another German, being Jan Sprehe in time of 46.90 seconds, the owner of the position next to the 11-year-old stallion Special One 2 (Stakkato x Shield I).
In fourth place Christophe Vanderhasselt of Belgium achieved a time of 50.69 seconds with the 9-year-old mare Identity Vitseroel (Air Jordan x Darco) and fifth place was Irma Karlsson of Sweden in 51.80 seconds with the 9-year-old gelding Chacconu (Chacco-Blue x Perhaps van het Molenvondel), thus complete the top five classified.
By the Latino Ranking Karina Johannpeter of Brazil was able to add World Ranking Points, occupying the 14th place with the 14-year-old gelding Casper 150 (Concetto I x Grannus), accumulating 5 faults in her two phases and time of 54.48 seconds.