Mary Hanna Rides Calanta To Victory at Bawley Point CDI4* Grand Prix Special On Personal Best Score

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Mary Hanna and Calanta.

BAWLEY POINT, Australia, Feb. 28, 2020–Mary Hanna rode Calanta to a personal best score to win the Willinga Park Dressage by the Sea CDI4* Grand Prix Special Friday for the pair’s fourth straight victory.

Mary, pursuing a start in her sixth Olympics at the age of 65, and the 13-year-old KWPN mare scored 72.319%. The duo’s previous best was 70.468% in France last July.

New Zealand’s Melissa Galloway, 26 years old, on Windermere J’Obei W was second on 71.234% in only their second CDI Special.

Melissa and the nine-year-old New Zealand-bred gelding began their Big Tour career at these show grounds six days ago, placing second in four of their five starts.

Mary Warren on Mindarah Park Raphael placed third on 69.042%.

Results:

CDI4* Grand Prix Special

            Judges:     Maria Schwennesen Anne Gribbons Gotthilf Riexinger Susan Hoevenaars Magnus Ringmark    
Place   Score %   Nation Athlete Horse     E H C M B   Spectators
1.   72.319   AUS Mary Hanna Calanta     72.340 72.128 73.723 71.809 71.596   71.481 (1)
2.   71.234   NZL Melissa Galloway Windermere J’Obei W     70.745 69.787 72.766 71.596 71.277   70.630 (2)
3.   69.042   AUS Mary Warren Mindarah Park Raphael     71.277 67.872 67.021 70.106 68.936   70.438 (3)
4.   68.064   AUS Rozzie Ryan Jarrah R     65.851 67.447 68.191 69.894 68.936   67.287 (5)
5.   68.000   AUS Alycia Targa CP Dresden     65.426 67.340 69.149 69.574 68.511   66.625 (6)
6.   66.532   AUS Rozzie Ryan Adonie     68.723 63.511 66.915 68.191 65.319   65.299 (7)
7.   66.404   NED Marvin Smink Haya     67.021 65.957 68.191 64.574 66.277   69.174 (4)
8.   65.681   NZL Wendi Williamson Don Amour MH     66.277 65.532 63.404 67.128 66.064   65.263 (8)
9.   62.234   AUS Melinda Hart Richmond H     62.340 62.872 62.447 64.043 59.468   62.355 (10)
10.   61.042   AUS Katharine Farrell Luxor 118     64.043 59.255 58.723 62.553 60.638   63.085 (9)