Portugal’s Boaventura Freire Rides Sai Baba Plus to Double Victory in Zakrzów CDI3*

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Boaventura Freire and Sai Baba Plus. File photo. © Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

ZAKRZÓW, POLAND, APRIL 7, 2019–Portugal’s Boaventura Freire rode Sai Baba Plus to a double victory at the Zakrzów CDI3*  for the second time in three years at Big Tour.

Boaventura and the 12-year-old Hanoverian gelding were awarded 74.550% to win the Grand Prix Freestyle Sunday after capturing the Grand Prix on 70.522%. The pair won the Grand Prix and the Special in Austria in June 2016, the last victories before this weekend’s event.

Zaneta Skowronska-Kozubik of Poland on Romantic P, in only the second CDI for the 10-year-old German Sport Horse gelding, placed second in the Freestyle on 72.400% and the same position in the Grand Prix with 67.957%.

Katarzyna Milczarek, also of Poland on Dzeko won the Grand Prix Special on 70.447%.

Results:

CDI3* Grand Prix

Judges-E: Elisabeth MAX-THEURER-AUT H: Clive HALSALL-GBR C: Christof Umbach-LUX M: Marlena GRUCA RUCINSKA-POL B: Ilja Vietor-SVK

CDI3* Grand Prix Special

Judges-E: Christof Umbach-LUX H: Peter HANSÁGHY-HUN C: Elisabeth MAX-THEURER-AUT M: Clive HALSALL-GBR B: Marlena GRUCA RUCINSKA-POL

CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle

Judges-E: Christof Umbach-LUX H: Clive HALSALL-GBR C: Ilja Vietor-SVK M: Elisabeth MAX-THEURER-AUT B: Peter HANSÁGHY-HUN