Denmark’s Rikke Svane & Finckenstein Take Saumur CDI3* Grand Prix

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Denmark's Rikke Svane on Finckenstein TSF. © 2014 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com
Denmark’s Rikke Svane on Finckenstein TSF. © 2014 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

SAUMUR, France, Sept. 26,2014–Denmark’s Rikke Svane on Finckenstein TSF won the CDI3* Grand Prix Friday, the first victory for the pair since starting their international Big Tour career just three shows and three months ago.

Rikke and the 12-year-old Trakehner stallion scored 70.660 per cent for the win over France’s Bertrand Liegard on Star Wars on 69.440 per cent and Christoph Koschel of Germany on Tiesto in third on 68.840 per cent.

Rikke and Finckenstein launched their Grand Prix career at Perl, Germany then were on the Danish team that posted an historic victory in the Nations Cup in Hickstead, England two months ago.

Results:
SAUMUR CDI3* GRANDPRIX