Bianca Tota & Cadento V Win Wellington’s Global Dressage Fall Festival CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle for 2nd Straight Victory on Personal Best Score
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WELLINGTON, Florida, Nov. 14, 2020–Bianca Tota and Cadento V won the Global Fall Dressage CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle Saturday for the second straight victory and another personal best score.
Bianca and the 14-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding scored 73.190% for the win a day after capturing the Grand Prix on a personal best for their first ever Big Tour victory.
This was the duo’s fifth Grand Prix performance to the music of “How to Train Your Dragon” since starting Big Tour in March, 2018.
Bianca of neighboring Loxahatchee found Cadento (Charmonix V x Lobster) in Denmark as an eight-year-old.
Australia’s Kelly Layne on Samhitas was runner-up on 72.090%, repeating the placing of the Wellington-based pair in the Grand Prix.
Anna Marek of Williston, Florida on Snoopy Sunday was third on 70.940%. Anna and the 11-year-old Oldenburg gelding were making their Big Tour debut after competing at Small Tour at last winter’s Global Dressage Festival in Wellington.
CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle
|Kari McClain||Mariette Sanders van Gansewinkel||Michael Osinski||Gabriel Armando||Christof Umbach|
|1.||73.190||USA||Bianca Tota||Cadento V||70.250||74.150||73.00||74.450||74.100|
|3.||70.940||USA||Anna Marek||Snoopy Sunday||70.300||71.600||72.575||71.000||69.225|
|6.||66.110||USA||Pamela Aide||Bon De Niro P||66.850||66.600||66.125||66.150||64.825|
|RT.||USA||Susan Dutta||Figeac DC|