The first fivestar victory was for USA’s Jessica Springsteen aboard her 14-year-old Belgian Warmblood-mare, Davendy S (by Kashmir van SChuttershof) today in Valkenswaard. Springsteen speeded to victory in the 1.45m openingsclass in 25.49 seconds.
The American horse rocker girl was followed by Dutch home rider, Albert Zoer and his Belgian bred Gigolo (by Cicero Z). The pair crossed the finish clear in 25.80 seconds. Carlos Enrique Lopez Lizarazo and the 9-year-old Ulhane de Conde (by Jarnac) placed third.
Qatar’s Bassem Mohammed placed outside the stage in a fourth place with his 11-year-old gelding, Argelith Squid (by Salito) while Nayel Nassar completed the top five with his Belgian mare Hija van Strokapelleken (by Calido I).