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Abdel Said flying high to 1.45m Artisan Farms win in Antwerp

Friday, 22 April 2016
CSI5* LGCT Antwerp 2016

Abdel Said won Friday's opening 1.45 class on Luron S Z. Photo (c) LGCT / Stefano Grasso.
Abdel Said won Friday's opening 1.45 class at the LGCT Antwerp on Luron S Z. Photo (c) LGCT / Stefano Grasso.

Egypt’s Abdel Said won the opening CSI5* two phase Artisan Farms 1.45m class early Friday morning in Antwerp with the fiery 9-year-old gelding Luron S Z (Lord Z x Landetto), stopping the clock at an impressive 21.52s. Many of the world’s top horses were on show ahead of the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Antwerp, with famous faces including Casall ASK, Codex One, Chiara, Cornet d’Amour and Flora de Mariposa. 

The flowing two phase course was a great starting point for many of the world’s top combinations, with the high calibre athletes exploring the arena for the first time. A total of 19 went into the second round, to race against the clock, and it an opportunity to witness global combinations in one place for the first time in Europe this season. 

Pius Schwizer and the 11-year-old Ailina (Chico''s Boy x Cowondo Z) came a close second in 22.05s - John Whitaker and Ornellaia (For Pleasure x Calato) took a strong third place crossing the finish line in 22.39s. Ireland’s Denis Lynch put in an impressive early performance with Camilla (Chacco-Blue x Continue), holding the lead for the majority of the class, however had to settle for 5th position overall.

 


Source: Press release from LGCT // Picture © Stefano Grasso/LGCT

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