Belinda Trussell & Tattoo Win Ottawa CDI3* Grand Prix In Only 2nd Big Tour Show

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Belinda Trussell and Tattoo. © SusanJStickle.com

OTTAWA, Ontario, May 19, 2017–Canadian Olympic rider Belinda Trussell rode Tattoo to victory in the Ottawa Dressage Festival CDI3* Grand Prix Friday in only the second Big Tour competition for the partnership.

Belinda and the 14-year-old Westfalen gelding scored 70.540 per cent for the first victory for the pair that competed at small tour for three years after the horse was ridden by Monica Theodorescu, now the German team coach.

Belinda, who rode for Canada at the 2004 and 2016 Olympics, made her CDI Grand Prix debut on Tattoo at Tryon, North Carolina last month. In 2016, the pair swept the small tour at this show and at Devon, Pennsylvania.

Yvonne Losos de Muñiz of the Dominican Republic placed second n Aquamarijn on 67.480 per cent with Canada’s Elizabeth Steacie on Callahan third on 67.000 per cent.

Results:

CDI3* Grand Prix
E: Holler – GER H: Majewska – POL C: Minor – CAN M: Storr – GBR B: Ebert – GER
Rider Nat Horse E . H . C . M . B . T Pl.
Trussell, Belinda CAN Tattoo 15 69.600 71.300 70.000 71.400 70.400 70.540 1
Losos de Muniz, Yvonne DOM Aquamarijn 70.200 69.300 65.500 68.000 64.400 67.480 2
Steacie, Elizabeth CAN Callahan 67.300 68.600 64.900 67.700 66.500 67.000 3
Brooks, Jacqueline CAN D Niro 66.100 69.200 65.400 67.000 65.700 66.680 4
Peirce, Julia CAN Zimbro 64.000 64.800 63.500 64.500 63.000 63.960 5
Dvorak, Alexandra CAN Fling 62.600 62.900 65.100 63.100 60.300 62.800 6
Mortimer, Esther GUA Diamond Geezer 63.800 60.300 60.600 62.800 63.900 62.280
Garweg, Christian CAN Delorean