Dorothee Schneider & Sammy Davis Jr. Win Madrid World Cup Grand Prix With Personal Best Score

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Dorothee Schneider and Sammy Davis Jr. at the Madrid World Cup event. © 2019 Lily Forado

MADRID, Nov. 29, 2019–Germany’s world championship team gold medal partnership of Dorothee Schneider and Sammy Davis Jr. posted a personal best score to win the World Cup Grand Prix Friday.

Dorothee and the 13-year-old Bavarian gelding scored 78.217% to shaved 0.057% off the previous best of 78.196% logged in Stockholm a year ago.

Spain’s Claudio Castilla Ruiz on Alcaide also posted a personal best 74.348% for second.

Hans Peter Minderhoud of the Netherlands on Glock’s Zanardi was third on 72.717%.

World Cup points in the campaign to earn a start at the Final in Las Vegas next April will be decided in the Freestyle Saturday.

Results:

CDI-W Grand Prix

Judges: Hans-Christian Matthiesen Francisco Guerra Diaz Christof Umbach Juan Carlos Campos Escribano Katrina Wüst
Pl. Score Nat. Athlete Horse E H C M B Spectators
1. 78.217 GER Dorothee Schneider DSP Sammy Davis JR. 78.043 78.478 78.043 79.130 77.391 77.782 (1)
2. 74.348 ESP Claudio Castilla Ruiz Alcaide 76.087 73.370 73.913 73.696 74.674 74.124 (2)
3. 72.717 NED Hans Peter Minderhoud Glock’s Zanardi 73.152 73.043 73.587 71.739 72.065 72.486 (3)
4. 72.065 FRA Morgan Barbançon Sir Donnerhall II OLD 71.196 70.543 74.348 71.413 72.826 71.913 (4)
5. 70.870 POR Rodrigo Torres Fogoso 71.304 69.022 72.174 72.174 69.674 71.251 (5)
6. 70.022 FRA Anne Sophie Serre Actuelle De Massa 71.848 69.239 69.239 69.022 70.761 67.268 (12)
7. 69.783 ESP Juan Matute Guimon Don Diego 70.326 67.717 70.761 69.783 70.326 69.953 (6)
8. 68.783 ESP Jose Daniel Martin Dockx Manchego ARB 67.935 68.478 70.435 69.783 67.283 69.931 (7)
9. 68.717 ESP Juan Antonio Jimenez Cobo Euclides Mor 69.565 68.370 68.913 68.696 68.043 69.640 (10)
10. 68.000 GBR Richard Davison Bubblingh 66.087 68.152 69.565 67.065 69.130 69.837 (8)
11. 66.630 ESP Cristobal Belmonte Roldán Diavolo II de Laubry 65.978 68.261 66.087 66.522 66.304 69.698 (9)
12. 65.870 VEN Patricia Ferrando Elvis 65.761 68.370 64.130 65.870 65.217 67.678 (11)
13. 65.065 SGP Caroline Chew Tribiani 63.913 64.130 65.870 66.630 64.783 66.826 (13)
14. 62.826 UKR Inna Logutenkova Fleraro 62.935 62.174 63.478 64.239 61.304 63.668 (14)