Austria’s Astrid Neumayer & Zap Zap Win Ornago CDI3* Grand Prix, Ireland’s Anna Merveldt on Esporim Runner-Up on Personal Best
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ORNAGO, Italy, Oct. 16, 2020–Austria’s Astrid Neumayer rode Zap Zap to a narrow victory over Ireland’s Anna Merveldt and Esporim in the CDI3* Grand Prix Friday.
Astrid and the 12-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding scored 70.978% for the win in the pair’s Big Tour debut.
Anna Merveldt on Esporim, an 11-year-old Lusitano stallion, was awarded a personal best 70.761% for second place. The previous best for the 2019 European Championship Irish team partnership was 69.761% posted in June 2019.
Italy’s Francesco Zaza on Wispering Romance was third on 70.370%.
CDI3* Grand Prix
Judges-E: Lars Andersson H: Freddy Leyman C: PETER HOLLER M: EUGENIO ROVIDA B: Maja Stukelj