The Dutch Stefanie van den Brink got the best jump-off round to settle Prijs Transport van de Poel at a height of 1.50m. Daniel Deusser of Germany second. (Photo © paardenfotograaf.be)
The Dutch Stefanie van den Brink got the best jump-off round of €25,000 Prijs Transport van de Poel 1.50m, ensuring the victory.
Being the version of the Transport van de Poel with jump-off round and a height of 1.50m on course designed by Eddy Geysemans, Stefanie van den Brink was the only rider that lowered the barrier of 40 seconds, marking a time of 39.81 seconds with the 9-year-old stallion Valdelamadre Clooney (Cebteuer Z).
That was how Stefanie van den Brink secured 50 World Ranking Points and surpassed former world number one Daniel Deusser of Germany, escorting her in second place with time of 40.08 seconds next to 11-year-olod gelding Cortani (Cornet Obolensky) X Athletico). For his part the home rider Giles Thomas of Belgium, was 10 hundredths of a second slower than Deusser accompanied by the 13-year-old mare Conato (Con Capitol x Quinar).
Completed the top five in fourth place William Funnell of Great Britain with the 16-year-old stallion Billy Congo (Vechta x Animo Elite), completing his field in 40.99 seconds and fifth place for Spanish Paola Amilibia with the 11-year-old gelding Gaudi (Ogano Sitte x Calvaro Fc) in 42.16 seconds.
For the Pan American Ranking American rider Kerry Mc Cahill was the best placed in tenth place next to the 10-year-old gelding Charly Chaplin S (Harley Vdl x Burggraaf). Passing to the Latino Ranking its leader Pedro Veniss of Brazil added FEI ranking Points in the 13th place, obtaining its classification to the jump-off with the 13-year-old stallion Quabri de L’Isle (Kannan x Socrate De Chivre), but did not return to the jump-off round.
Out of the points were for Latinos Eduardo Menezes of Brazil was ranked 20th with the 11-year-old gelding Sunshine (Diamant de Semilly x Hardi) on course with 8 fouls and 71.93 seconds. His compatriot Cassio Rivetti escorted him in 21st place along with the 8-year-old stallion Dayton Sitte (Ogano Sitte x Clinton) in 72.07 seconds and Mexican rider Federico Fernandez doit with the 9-year-old stallion Pegasso (Cassini I x Contender) accumulated the same 8 fouls in 73.10 seconds occupying the 24th place. Colombian Mark Bluman retired with his 11-year-old stallion Gamko S (Heartbreaker x Carthago).