Germany’s Juliane Brunkhorst Rides Fürstano to 1st Victory, Winning Zakrzów World Cup Grand Prix
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ZAKRZÓW, Poland, Nov. 5, 2016–Germany’s Juliane Brunkhorst rode Fürstano to the stallion’s first victory to win the Grand Prix Saturday in the second last Central European World Cup event to qualify for the final in Omaha next March.
Juliane and the 11-year-old Hanoverian scored a personal best 71.400 per cent exactly six months since the pair started Big Tour.
Australia’s Kristy Oatley on Du Soleil placed second on 70.560 per cent. She competed the 12-year-old Hanoverian gelding at this summer’s Olympic Games.
Austria’s Belinda Weinbauer and Söhnlein Brilliant MJ were third on 70.420 per cent.
The Grand Prix Freestyle to earn points to qualify for the World Cup Final is scheduled for Sunday.
Kristy Oatley on Swagman won the CDI3*Grand Prix Special with a score of 70.079 per cent following a win in the Grand Prix Friday that was the first victory for the 12-year-old Oldenburg stallion.
Poland’s Rishat Sabitov on Azzaro placed second on 69.646 per cent with fellow Pole Aleksandra Szulc on Rumba Hit third on 67.530 per cent.