Denmark’s Rikke Svane Takes Saumur CDI3* Grand Prix Special

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Rikke Svane on Finckenstein TSF. © 2014 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com
Rikke Svane on Finckenstein TSF. © 2014 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

SAUMUR, France, Sept. 28,2014–Denmark’s Rikke Svane and Finckenstein TSF won the CDI3* Grand Prix Special Sunday for their second straight victory.

Rikke and the 12-year-old Trakehner stallion scored 71.725 per cent for the win over France’s Stephanie Brieussel on Amorak on 68.608 per cent and Julia Chevanne, also of France, on Luciano in third place on 67.803 per cent.

This was only the fourth international show and the second Grand Prix Special for Rikke and Finckenstein.

The pair won the Grand Prix Friday that was their first victory since beginning their CDI Grand Prix career at Perl, Germany in June then were on the Danish team that posted an historic victory in the Nations Cup in Hickstead, England two months ago.

Results:

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