Hanna Karasiova of Belarus & Zodiak Win Moscow World Cup Freestyle to Cement Central European Lead

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Hanna Karasiova of Belarus and Zodiak. File photo © Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

MOSCOW, Sept. 22, 2019–Hanna Karasiova on her 2018 World Cup Final partner Zodiak won the World Cup Grand Prix Freestyle Sunday to cement the Belarus pair atop the Central European League.

Hanna and the 11-year-old Latvian-bred gelding scored 74.475% for the win and whose four top scores gave the rider a total of 72 points in the campaign for one of two Central European spots at the World Cup Final in Las Vegas next April.

Russians Marina Aframeeva on Marcus was second on 72.100% with Inessa Markulova on Arums third on 70.610%.

Olga Safranova of Belarus retained her second place ranking with 61 points though she did not compete here, the 12th of 16 qualifiers in Central Europe.

The 13th event is scheduled for Budapest next week.

Results:

CDI-W World Cup Grand Prix Freestyle
Judges-E: Maja STUKELJ-SLO H: Mariya DZHUMADZHUK-UKR C: Jean-Michel ROUDIER-FRA M: Francis VERBEEK VAN ROOY-NED B: Magnus RINGMARK-SWE

Pl.. Athlete Horse . Judge E
Tech.
Art.
Judge H
Tech.
Art.
Judge C
Tech.
Art.
Judge M
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Judge B
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Total

Score

1 70.750
77.000
71.250
77.000
71.250
76.000
70.250
81.000
73.250
77.000
74.475
2 68.000
75.000
67.500
74.000
69.500
74.000
70.000
78.000
70.000
75.000
72.100
3 66.000
72.000
68.250
72.600
69.000
73.000
67.000
75.000
68.250
75.000
70.610
4 68.250
72.000
68.500
70.400
67.250
68.000
68.000
74.000
71.000
73.000
70.040
5 66.250
72.000
66.500
71.600
63.000
71.000
66.500
74.000
67.000
73.000
69.085
6 64.000
71.000
62.500
68.600
56.750
59.000
62.750
74.000
62.750
71.000
65.235
7 60.500
67.000
59.750
65.600
56.250
62.000
54.750
65.000
60.750
67.000
61.860