Spencer Wilton & Super Nova II Lead British Sweep of Lier CDI4* Grand Prix Special

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Spencer Wilton and Super Nova II at Lier CDI4*. © 2020 DigiShots

LIER, Belgium, Mar. 1, 2020–Spencer Wilton and Super Nova II won the CDI4* Grand Prix Special Sunday to lead a British sweep of the top three places and complete the return of the Olympic and championship partnership. Marlies van Baalen and Ben Johnson won the Freestyle on a personal best score.

Spencer and the 17-year-old British-bred Hanoverian gelding scored 76.809% for the win, a day after capturing the Grand Prix in the duo’s first competition since the World Equestrian Games in Tryon in September 2018 where they were on the British bronze medal team. They won team silver at the 2016 Olympics.

Sonnar Murray Brown on Erlentanz placed second on a personal best 74.340% as was their runner up score in the Grand Prix.

Gareth Hughes on KK Woodstock was third on 73.085% in only the third Big Tour event for the pair.

Marlies van Baalen of the Netherlands on Ben Johnson posted a personal best score of 78.155% to win the Freestyle.

Compatriot Adelinde Cornelissen on Aqiedo was second on 77.560% with Camille Cheret Judet of France on Duke of Swing third on 75.580%.

Results:

CDI4* Grand Prix Special

            Judges:     Clive Halsall Maarten Van der Heijden Alban Tissot Janine van Twist Isabelle Judet    
Place   Score %   Nation Athlete Horse     E H C M B   Spectators
1.   76.809   GBR Spencer Wilton Super Nova II     78.085 75.532 77.128 75.638 77.660   74.649 (2)
2.   74.340   GBR Sonnar Murray Brown Erlentanz     74.362 73.191 74.468 74.255 75.426   76.264 (1)
3.   73.085   GBR Gareth Hughes KK Woodstock     72.766 73.298 74.255 72.128 72.979   73.432 (3)
4.   72.298   GER Carina Bachmann Tarantino 5     72.660 71.596 73.404 69.574 74.255   72.555 (4)
5.   71.383   NED Diederik van Silfhout Chardonnay     70.532 73.085 72.234 69.255 71.809   71.360 (5)
6.   71.255   BEL Fanny Verliefden Indoctro V/D Steenblok     71.277 73.085 71.170 70.745 70.000   70.773 (7)
7.   71.043   AUT Astrid Neumayer Sir Simon NRW     71.064 70.745 70.532 70.106 72.766   70.752 (8)
8.   70.340   GBR Emile Faurie Quentano 2     69.574 71.383 69.681 70.638 70.426   69.705 (10)
9.   70.000   FRA Guillaume Lundy Cne Tempo     70.426 67.979 70.957 70.000 70.638   69.574 (11)
10.   68.851   RUS Elena Sidneva Sacura     70.638 67.660 68.511 68.511 68.936   68.063 (12)
11.   68.830   GBR Emma Hindle Diesel 8     68.085 69.787 69.255 68.936 68.085   69.745 (9)
12.   68.468   GER Ann-Kathrin Lindner Flatley 2     69.468 66.702 68.723 70.000 67.447   67.950 (13)
13.   67.830   GBR Louise Anne Bell Into the Blue     67.979 68.298 67.021 68.191 67.660   67.397 (14)
14.   63.213   GER Lisa-Maria Klössinger Quam Libet     63.511 61.489 64.255 62.234 64.574   64.063 (15)
EL.       MAR Yessin Rahmouni All at Once                 71.250 (6)

CDI4* Grand Prix Freestyle

            Judges:     Thomas Kessler Janine van Twist Jacques van Daele Susanne Baarup Clive Halsall    
Place   Score %   Nation Athlete Horse     E H C M B   Spectators
1.   78.155   NED Marlies van Baalen Ben Johnson     80.000 76.650 79.250 77.000 77.875   76.375 (3)
2.   77.560   NED Adelinde Cornelissen Aqiedo     78.625 76.750 78.875 76.550 77.000   75.385 (4)
3.   75.580   FRA Camille Cheret Judet Duke of Swing     74.750 74.400 76.250 77.500 75.000   71.683 (9)
4.   75.410   GBR Thomas Goode Dior     77.125 75.600 74.500 76.075 73.750   72.330 (7)
5.   73.960   GER Andrea Timpe Don Darwin     73.375 74.800 75.125 72.875 73.625   72.498 (6)
6.   73.795   IRL Heike Holstein Sambuca     71.875 73.925 74.250 75.425 73.500   71.615 (10)
7.   73.365   NED Tommie Visser Chuppy Checker CL     74.500 72.475 72.500 72.475 74.875   77.201 (1)
8.   72.610   POR Maria Caetano Fenix de Tineo     71.750 73.000 73.750 72.675 71.875   68.500 (14)
9.   71.535   BEL Charlotte Defalque Botticelli     71.375 72.300 73.750 70.500 69.750   73.180 (5)
10.   71.290   NED Geert-Jan Raateland Don Bravour     70.875 71.200 72.375 70.625 71.375   71.283 (11)
11.   71.240   BEL Domien Michiels Intermezzo van het Meerdaalhof     69.750 71.200 72.125 71.250 71.875   70.760 (12)
12.   70.875   RUS Tatyana Kosterina Diavolessa VA     70.875 69.525 72.000 70.475 71.500   69.125 (13)
13.   70.120   SUI Carla Aeberhard Delioh von Buchmatt CH     70.875 69.650 69.500 71.575 69.000   71.828 (8)
14.   69.415   NED Kebie Van Der Heijden Beach Boy     70.500 68.475 68.875 69.975 69.250   67.888 (15)
15.   66.960   RUS Aleksandra Maksakova Bojengels     67.250 69.000 65.375 65.800 67.375   76.425 (2)