P.J. Rizvi & Breaking Dawn Win Wellington’s CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle, Adrienne Lyle & Harmony’s Duval Take Grand Prix Special
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WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 9, 2019–P.J. Rizvi, recovering from a torn calf muscle, and Breaking Dawn won the Adequan Global Dressage Festival CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle Saturday in the first musical performance victory for the pair that competed for the time in 11 months. Adrienne Lyle on Harmony’s Duval won the CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle.
P.J. and the 18-year-old KWPN gelding that her coach, Ashley Holzer, rode for Canada at the 2012 London Olympics, scored 74.030 per cent for the win that kicked off the eighth year of Big Tour competition.
P.J., of Greenwich, Connecticut, joked that she dusted off the moth balls to return to competition and was thankful that Breaking Dawn was a forward moving horse because of her calf issue.
James Koford of North Carolina the Friesen Adiah HP, whose coloring grabs attention wherever he competes, placed second on 70.000 per cent. Jacqueline MacDonald Cuddy on Malcarat was third on 67.040 per cent.
Adrienne Lyle on Harmony’s Duval pulled off a narrow win in the CDI3* Grand Prix Special to give the all-American partnership a double victory and to add to a pair of wins on Salvino on the top rated CDI5* competition.
Adrienne and Duval, 11-year-old KWPN gelding, were awarded 72.851 per cent for the win, a day after taking the Grand Prix in the initial Big Tour outing for the gray. The horse was discovered at Harmony Sporthorses and is owned by a syndicate of supporters of Adrienne. Duval was bred by Leslie Malone’s Harmony Sporthorses of Kiowa, Colorado.
Great Britain’s Susan Pape on Harmony’s Don Noblesse was awarded 72.213 per cent for second place. Don Noblesse, a 12-year-old Hanoverian stallion, is owned by Harmony and Susan. This is the fourth year that Susan has shown Don Noblesse at Global in Wellington.
Canada’s Jill Irving on Arthur was third on 70.064 per cent.
|CDI3* Grand Prix Special|
|Judges:||Katrina Wüst||Vincenzo Truppa||Michael Osinski||Gotthilf Riexinger||Elisabeth Max-Theurer|
|1.||72.851||USA||Adrienne Lyle||Harmony’s Duval – 516||73.830||71.064||73.936||72.021||73.404||72.500 (1)|
|2.||72.213||GBR||Susan Pape||Harmony’s Don Noblesse – 599||73.298||72.021||70.957||74.043||70.745||71.500 (2)|
|3.||70.064||CAN||Jill Irving||Arthur – 551||70.957||69.787||71.277||70.532||67.766||69.223 (4)|
|4.||69.170||CAN||Megan Lane||Zodiac MW – 536||69.149||69.255||70.106||68.191||69.149||69.500 (3)|
|5.||68.830||USA||Anna Marek||Dee Clair – 562||70.000||68.617||69.043||67.660||68.830||68.500 (6)|
|6.||68.064||DEN||Signe Kirk Kristiansen||Her Highness O – 517||67.340||69.574||67.553||68.830||67.021||68.923 (5)|
|7.||66.872||MEX||Bernadette Pujals||Curioso XXV – 554||66.489||68.085||68.830||65.957||65.000||67.889 (7)|
|8.||64.596||DOM||Yvonne Losos De Muniz||Aquamarijn – 504||64.277||66.511||64.702||64.489||63.000||65.667 (10)|
|9.||64.340||USA||Megan Gardner||Zaffier – 525||61.702||68.191||65.426||63.511||62.872||67.447 (8)|
|10.||63.957||CAN||Alexandra Duncan||Vitall – 530||63.936||63.830||64.043||63.936||64.043||67.000 (9)|
|11.||62.447||USA||Bent Jensen||Chance – 561||64.787||62.553||60.957||61.383||62.553||62.750 (11)|
|EL.||USA||Michael Pineo||Farrington – 514|
|EL.||USA||Karen Lipp||Whitney – 513|
|EL.||CAN||Diane Creech||Chrevis Christo – 545|
|CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle|
|Judges:||Janet Lee Foy||Claudia Thaler||Katrina Wüst||Stephen Clarke||Elisabeth Max-Theurer|
|1.||74.030||USA||P.J. Rizvi||Breaking Dawn – 568||72.700||74.500||75.750||76.075||71.125||73.833 (1)|
|2.||70.000||USA||James Koford||Adiah HP – 576||68.750||70.350||69.800||67.400||73.700||71.112 (2)|
|3.||67.040||USA||Jacqueline MacDonald Cuddy||Malcarat – 501||66.750||70.850||64.850||66.175||66.575||68.223 (4)|
|4.||66.775||USA||Debbie Hill||Cartier – 582||66.500||67.750||63.725||66.525||69.375||68.511 (3)|
|5.||66.495||USA||Devon Kane||Destiny – 522||63.875||64.450||69.925||67.250||66.975||68.110 (5)|