Karen Pavicic & Don Daiquiri Post Personal Best for 2nd Straight Win at Wellington CDI3*

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Karen Pavicic and Don Daiquiri in the Adequan Global Dressage Festival CDI3* Grand Prix Special. © 2014 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com
Karen Pavicic and Don Daiquiri in the Adequan Global Dressage Festival CDI3* Grand Prix Special. © 2014 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 22, 2014–Canada’s Karen Pavicic and Don Daiquiri posted a personal best score to win the Adequan Global Dressage Festival CDI3* Grand Prix Special Saturday and their second victory in as many days in the pair’s debut Florida season.

Karen of Vancouver, British Columbia and the 12-year-old Oldenburg gelding scored 70.000 per cent for the first result of that level in the Grand Prix and the Special. Laura Graves of Geneva, Florida and Verdades were second on 68.706 per cent and Canadian Jill Irving and Degas 12 placed third with 68.667 per cent.

The previous best for Karen and Don Daiquiri in the Special was 65.479 per cent at Del Mar, California a year ago.

The pair won the Grand Prix Friday.

Results:

Grand Prix Special
E: Gribbons – USA H: Fore – USA C: Richenhagen – GER M: Cunningham – PER B: Torrente – COL
Rider Horse Breed/Sex/Age Sire E Rk H Rk C Rk M Rk B Rk T Pl
Pavicic, Karen CAN Don Daiquiri OLD/G/12 Don Cardinale 69.804 1 69.510 1 71.275 1 70.588 1 68.824 3 70.000 1
Graves, Laura USA Verdades  G/12 68.235 3 67.451 4 69.706 3 68.235 4 69.902 2 68.706 2
Irving, Jill CAN Degas 12 HANN/G/12 De Niro 68.333 2 68.137 2 70.784 2 67.745 5 68.333 4 68.667 3
Dvorak, Tom CAN Viva’s Salieri W HANN/S/13 Viva Voltaire 65.392 5 67.941 3 66.863 4 68.333 3 71.078 1 67.922 4
Creech, Diane CAN Devon L HANN/G/14 De Niro 68.039 4 67.255 5 66.078 5 69.510 2 64.706 6 67.118 5
Kane, Devon USA Destiny DWB/G/11 Diamond Hit 64.706 6 65.882 6 64.902 6 64.706 7 64.902 5 65.020 6
Seidl, Franziska SUI Sigalia KWPN/G/15 Kigali 60.686 7 64.216 7 62.059 7 65.294 6 63.529 7 63.157 7