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This weekend's CSI2* Grand Prix winners

Monday, 14 December 2015
CSI2* Roosendaal/Lier/Le Mans/La Coruna 2015

Michael Greeve with Whitney BB. Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Michael Greeve with Whitney BB. Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.

Just one week after his first Grand Prix win in six years at Jumping de Achterhoek, the Netherlands’ Michael Greeve won another Grand Prix with his 12-year-old mare Whitney BB (Nabab de Rêve x Calido I). Greeve and his homebred mare won the CSI2* Grand Prix of Roosendaal, and again beat the young Danish rider Martin Dinesen Neergaard. A week after their third spot at Jumping de Achterhoek, Martin Dinesen Neergaard and John Whitaker’s former ride Woulon L (Toulon x Ramiro) became the runners-up in Roosendaal. Australia’s Jessica Brown and the Australian bred Equus Echo (Vivant x Calvaro Z) finished third at PSC Den Goubergh in Roosendaal.

Results can be found via this link.

The Belgian rider Stefan Corten took the victory in the CSI2* Grand Prix of Lier with the 10-year-old For Pleasure-son Flinstone van ‘t Eigenlo. Corten was the only one who could keep the fences up in the jump-off and won the class finishing with one time penalty. Jamal Rahimov from Azerbaijan and the Belgian bred stallion Excenel V (Thunder van de Zuuthoeve x Landetto) got one rail in the jump-off, but set the fastest time in 38.91 seconds. The Norwegian rider Espen Johansen and the only 8-year-old Clouseau van de Helle Z (Canturo x Cantus) took the third spot in 4/43.26.

Results can be found via this link.

It was a home-win for France’s Olivier Guillon with the 9-year-old Serise du Bidou (Gin Tonic Star x Fusain du Defy x) at CSI2* Le Mans. Guillon gained 6125 euro with his win on the Selle Français-mare. The Spanish rider Eduardo Blanco took the second money, finishing as the runner-up with the only 8-year-old gelding Cincinnati Schuttershof (Canturo x Kashmir van Schuttershof). Great Britain’s Emily Hilton took the third spot on the Dutch bred Assy Sina (Concorde x Flemmingh). The French riders Jean Baptiste Horiot and Mathieu Billot took the fourth and fifth positions.

Results can be found via this link.

Spain’s Teresa Balzquez-Abascal took the CSI2* Grand Prix at the prestigious CSI5*-show in La Coruña. With the only 8-year-old Dutch bred Carola (Dutch Capitol x Goodtimes), Teresa Blazquez-Abascal turned out the be faster than the Portuguese riders Joao Pedro Gomes with Ame Moi O Sandor (Elan de la Cour x Prince Ig’Or x) and Duarte Seabra with Fernhill Curra Quinn (Harlequin du Carel x Clover Hill).

Results can be found via this link.

Text © World of Showjumping by Peter van der Waaij // Picture © Jenny Abrahamsson.

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