Lövsta Grand Prix, Summit Farm St. Georges Future Challenge Finals Delayed for Year Set for Opening Global Event This Week
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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 10, 2021–Finals of the 2020 Lövsta Developing Grand Prix and the Summit Farm Developing Prix St. Georges series will be staged at the Global Dressage Festival this week, delayed for a year by the coronavirus pandemic.
Six winners and two wild cards from the 2020 circuit-long series will compete in the developing Grand Prix and 11 top placings and one wild card in the developing Prix St. Georges.
The Future Challenge warmup competitions will be in the main arena before a panel of five judges on Saturday and the finals on Sunday at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center’s Stadium complex. Although no spectators are allowed, the VIP pavilion will be open.
The developing Grand Prix circuit in 2020 was open to horses aged eight to 10, but horses that qualified for the final scheduled for last March can compete in the delayed event that make some 11 years old.
The lineup of entries for the $15,000 developing Grand Prix final sponsored by Antonia Ax:son Johnson’s Lövsta Stuteri of Sweden:
* Ashley Holzer of Wellington, Florida and Valentine, 11-year-old Hanoverian mare
* Michael Klimke of Germany and Harmony’s Diabolo, 11-year-old Hanoverian gelding
* Jan Ebeling of Moorpark, California and Status Royal OLD, 11-year-old Oldenburg gelding
* Susan Dutta of Wellington, Florida and Don Design DC, 11-year-old Hanoverian gelding
* Alice Tarjan of Frenchtown, New Jersey and Donatella M, 10-year-old Oldenburg mare
* Pablo Gomez Molina of Spain and Ulises de Ymas, 11-year-old P.R.E. gelding
The two wild cards are Pia Fortmuller of Canada and Kartsevo Goldfinch, 10-year-old KWPN gelding, and Nancy Smith of Wellington and Damon’s Design HW, 11-year-old Oldenburg gelding.
Part 2: Summit Farm Developing Prix St. Georges lineup Monday