Beatriz Ferrer-Salat & Delgado Upset Carl Hester & Uthopia to Capture Fritzens CDI4* Special
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FRITZENS, Austria, June 10–Spain’s Beatriz Ferrer-Salat and Delgado beat Carl Hester and Uthopia in the Olympic Grand Prix Special at the Manfred Swarovski Gedächtnis Turniers CDI4* Sunday, in an upset over the British combination that is ranked fifth in the world and ahead of the Olympics in London next month. Germany’s Dorothee Schneider on Forward Looking won the Grand Prix Freestyle.
Carl and his 11-year-old KWPN stallion (Metall x Odelia x Inspekteur) won the Grand Prix with 77.340 per cent with Spain’s Juan Manuel Munoz Diaz and Fuego de Cardenas second on 74.787 per cent and Beatriz and Delgado third on 74.383 per cent.
The Brtish pair are ranked fifth in the world, flipping places with his student, Charlotte Dujardin on Valegro, who moved up to fourth place from fifth in the International Equestrian Federation world rankins to the end of May.
In the Grand Prix Special, Beatriz and Delgado turned the tables on Carl and Uthopia, who last competed at Olympia in London in December.
The Spanish pair scored 75.756 per cent while Carl Hester and Uthopia were at 74.356 per cent and Spain’s Juan Manuel Munoz Diaz on Fuego de Cardenas third on 73.978 per cent.
Dorothee Schneider and Forward Looking won the Freestyle on 75.630 per cent with Beatriz and Faberge second on 71.390 per cent and Sweden’s Michelle Hagman and Rudy’s Memory third on 69.690 per cent.
Results: Click for Fritzens GP Freestyle
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