Laura Bechtosheimer & Mistral Hojris Victorious in 1st Competition of Olympic Year, Dortmund CDI4* Grand Prix

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Laura Bechtolsheimer and Mistral Hojris. © Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

DORTMUND, Germany, Mar. 9–Laura Bechtolsheimer and the 17-year-old Mistral Hojris, the star combination of Great Britain’s ascent to the pinnacle of global dressage, were victorious in the prestigious Signal Iduna Cup CDI4* Grand Prix Friday, scoring well above 80 per cent in their first competition of this Olympic year.

Germany’s Kristina Sprehe, who less than a year ago was competing in the Under-25 division. rode Desperados to runnerup with a personal best score in the starting lineup that included some of Europe’s top partnerships.

Laura and the chestnut Danish Warmblood gelding (Michellino x Virginia x Ibsen) scored 81.170 per cent in their first appearance in the show ring since capturing the Grand Prix Freestyle at London’s Olympia last December following three years of championship successes, triple silver at the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky a in 2010 and gold and silver at the 2009 and 2011 European Championships.

All five judges placed the British pair at the top of their awards and also all agreed on the performance by the 25-year-old Kristina and the 11-year-old Hanoverian stallion (De Niro x Wie Musik x Wolkenstein II).

Kristina and Desperados were awarded three scores above 80 per cent for their average of 79.894 per cent, easily eclipsing their previous best  of 75.723 per cent at Oldenburg in November.

Fellow German Ulla Salzgeber and her 13-year-old Rhinelander gelding Herzruf’s Erbe whom she has been aiming for this year’s London Olympics were third on 78.298 per cent and Austria’s Victoria Max-Theurer on Augustin OLD fourth on 77.298 per cent.

Complete Grand Prix results:

1. 300 Mistral Hojris Bechtolsheimer, Laura GBR 3250 EUR 378.0 382.0 381.0 384.5 382.0 1907.5 Punkte Protokoll anzeigen
F 17-j.W v.Michellino/M.v.Ibsen/DK/DEN02686/B: Bechtolsheimer,Laura England – Great Britain 80.425 % 81.276 % 81.064 % 81.808 % 81.276 % 81.170 %
1. 1. 1. 1. 1.
 
2. 182 Desperados Sprehe, Kristina GER 2000 EUR 369.5 377.0 379.0 376.5 375.5 1877.5 Punkte Protokoll anzeigen
R 11-j.H v.De Niro/M.v.Wolkenstein II/HANN/GER45347/B: Gestüt Sprehe GmbH, RUFG Falkenberg e.V. 78.617 % 80.213 % 80.639 % 80.107 % 79.894 % 79.894 %
2. 2. 2. 2. 2.
 
3. 482 Herzruf’s Erbe Salzgeber, Ulla GER 1500 EUR 362.5 370.0 372.0 365.5 370.0 1840.0 Punkte Protokoll anzeigen
F 13-j.W v.Herzruf/M.v.Caletto I/RHLD/GER28121/B: Salzgeber,Ulla RTG Obere Mühle e.V. 77.128 % 78.724 % 79.149 % 77.766 % 78.724 % 78.298 %
3. 3. 3. 3. 3.
 
4. 24 Augustin OLD Max-Theurer, Victoria AUT 1000 EUR 357.0 368.0 363.0 359.5 369.0 1816.5 Punkte Protokoll anzeigen
B 12-j.H v.August der Starke/M.v.Rohdiamant/OLD/AUT05018/B: Max-Theurer,Victoria Österreich – Austria 75.958 % 78.298 % 77.234 % 76.489 % 78.511 % 77.298 %
4. 4. 4. 4. 4.
 
5. 184 Diva Royal Schneider, Dorothee GER 750 EUR 349.0 356.0 360.0 359.5 345.5 1770.0 Punkte Protokoll anzeigen
SCHWB 10-j.S v.Don Frederico/M.v.Warkant/HANN/GER45474/B: Roth,Katharina Frankf.Turnierst.Schw.Gelb e.V 74.255 % 75.745 % 76.596 % 76.489 % 73.510 % 75.319 %
6. 6. 5. 4. 6.
 
6. 655 Warum nicht FRH Werth, Isabell GER 600 EUR 350.0 360.5 356.0 339.0 358.5 1764.0 Punkte Protokoll anzeigen
F 16-j.W v.Weltmeyer/M.v.Wenzel I/HANN/GER23022/B: Winter-Schulze,Madeleine RFV Graf v.Schmettow Eversael 74.468 % 76.702 % 75.745 % 72.128 % 76.277 % 75.064 %
5. 5. 6. 8. 5.
 
7. 41 Blind Date Wittig, Brigitte GER 500 EUR 346.5 348.0 350.0 339.5 343.0 1727.0 Punkte Protokoll anzeigen
F 10-j.S v.Breitling W/M.v.Donnerhall/HANN/GER43435/B: Wittig,Wolfram RFV von Lützow Herford e.V. 73.723 % 74.042 % 74.468 % 72.234 % 72.978 % 73.489 %
7. 7. 7. 7. 7.
 
8. 406 Whisper Theodorescu, Monica GER 400 EUR 346.0 345.5 349.0 344.5 341.0 1726.0 Punkte Protokoll anzeigen
F 14-j.W v.Welt Hit I O/M.v.Weltstar/WÜRTT/GER26878/B: Linsenhoff,Ann Kathrin RFV Warendorf e.V. 73.617 % 73.511 % 74.256 % 73.298 % 72.553 % 73.447 %
8. 8. 8. 6. 8.
 
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9. 474 Girasol Capellmann, Nadine GER 334.0 341.0 347.5 334.0 340.0 1696.5 Punkte Protokoll anzeigen
F 11-j.S v.Gribaldi/M.v.Landioso/WÜRTT/102UM07/B: Capellmann, Nadine RV Würselen 1925 e.V. 71.063 % 72.553 % 73.936 % 71.063 % 72.340 % 72.191 %
9. 9. 9. 9. 9.
 
10. 441 Rubins Royal Balkenhol, Anabel GER 332.5 331.5 328.5 330.0 326.5 1649.0 Punkte Protokoll anzeigen
B 15-j.W v.Rubinstein 4/OLD/GER44534/B: Balkenhol, Klaus RV St.Georg Münster e.V. 70.744 % 70.532 % 69.893 % 70.213 % 69.468 % 70.170 %
11. 11. 11. 11. 13.
 
11. 481 Lento Schmidt, Hubertus GER 323.5 336.5 343.0 322.5 322.5 1648.0 Punkte Protokoll anzeigen
B 12-j.H v.Lorentin I/M.v.Caletto II/HOLST/GER42971/B: Nagel-Tornau,Peter Reiterverein Altenautal e.V. 68.830 % 71.596 % 72.979 % 68.617 % 68.617 % 70.128 %
14. 10. 10. 14. 14.
 
12. 176 Daianira Van De Helle Smits-Vanderhasselt, Vicky BEL 328.5 324.0 327.5 333.0 328.0 1641.0 Punkte Protokoll anzeigen
B 13-j.S v.Dream of Glory/M.v.Ritual/HANN/BEL10948/B: Stoeterij van de Helle, Belgien – Belgium 69.894 % 68.936 % 69.681 % 70.851 % 69.787 % 69.830 %
12. 12. 12. 10. 10.
 
13. 297 Meggle’s Weltall VA Laugks, Dieter GER 333.0 313.0 325.5 330.0 328.0 1629.5 Punkte Protokoll anzeigen
B 18-j.W v.Weltmeyer/M.v.Picard/HANN/GER21987/B: Meggle,Toni RA München e.V. 70.851 % 66.595 % 69.255 % 70.212 % 69.787 % 69.340 %
10. 17. 13. 11. 10.
 
14. 572 D’Agostino Lütkemeier, Fabienne GER 322.0 317.5 321.0 325.0 327.0 1612.5 Punkte Protokoll anzeigen
F 12-j.W v.De Niro/M.v.Shogun xx/HANN/GER42139/B: Capellmann-Lütkemeier,Gina RFV Paderborn e.V. 68.511 % 67.553 % 68.298 % 69.149 % 69.574 % 68.617 %
16. 15. 15. 13. 12.
 
15. 267 Le Noir Gräf, Uta GER 323.0 320.0 325.5 322.0 318.5 1609.0 Punkte Protokoll anzeigen
R 12-j.H v.Leandro/M.v.Caletto I/HOLST/GER46057/B: Herzog,Christiane RFV Weisenheim am Sand e.V. 68.723 % 68.085 % 69.255 % 68.511 % 67.766 % 68.468 %
15. 14. 13. 15. 16.
 
16. 204 Fabriano Voglsang, Renate AUT 325.0 321.0 317.5 321.5 313.5 1598.5 Punkte Protokoll anzeigen
B 13-j.H v.Florestan I/M.v.Angelo xx/WESTF/GER42005/B: Voglsang,Renate Österreich – Austria 69.149 % 68.298 % 67.553 % 68.404 % 66.702 % 68.021 %
13. 13. 16. 16. 17.
 
17. 16 Apollo van het Vijverhof Devroe, Jeroen BEL 316.5 316.0 309.5 321.0 319.0 1582.0 Punkte Protokoll anzeigen
B 12-j.W v.Welt Hit II/M.v.Ritmeister/BWP/BEL40805/B: Devroe,Jeroen Belgien – Belgium 67.340 % 67.234 % 65.851 % 68.298 % 67.872 % 67.319 %
17. 16. 17. 17. 15.
 
 
 Judges (E)  G.Fouarge (NED)  Prizmoney
€10,000
(H)  M.Richenhagen (GER)
(C)  Dr.D.Plewa (GER)
(M)  I.Wessels (GBR)
(B)  I.Judet (FRA)