Laura Tomlinson & Rosalie B Win Deauville CDI3* Special for Back-to-Back Victories
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DEAUVILLE, France, July 24, 2016–Laura Tomlinson and Rosalie B captured the Grand Prix Freestyle Sunday for back-to-back victories at this CDI3*. The wins were the first for the British Olympic team gold medal rider and the 10-year-old mare she began competing in Florida this winter.
Laura and the black Westfalen scored 70.549 per cent for the Grand Prix Special win. France’s Bertrnad Liegard on Star Wars was second on 70.314 per cent and Finland’s Terhi Stegars on Dalou Shan third on 69.627 per cent.
Laura, who was also individual bronze medalist in London in 2012, won the Grand Prix Friday.
Rosalie was competed through small tour by Anabel Balkenhol, the daughter of Klaus Balkenhol, the German Olympic gold medal winner who bred the horse. He was coach of the U.S. team from 2000 to 2008.