Great Britain’s Charlotte Fry Posts First Big Tour Victory in Winning Exloo CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle with Personal Best Score

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Charlotte Fry and Dark Legend. File photo. © Lily Forado

EXLOO, Netherlands, May 6, 2021–Great Britain’s Charlotte Fry rode Dark Legend to victory in the Hippisch Centrum CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle Thursday for the first Big Tour win for the 25-year-old rider.

Charlotte and the 13-year-old KWPN gelding scored a personal best 81.560% for the win in the duo’s first international competition in eight months. The pair’s previous best was 81.030% 15 months ago.

Charlotte and Dark Legend have been partnered for five years and their record includes Freestyle gold and leading Britain to team bronze at the European Under-25 Championships in 2018.

The Netherland’s Adelinde Cornelissen on Fleau de Baian were second on 78.325% with fellow Dutch rider Marieke van der Putten on Her Majesty TF third on 76.415%.

Results:

CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle

Judges: Elke Ebert Francis Verbeek van Rooy Alban Tissot Susanne Baarup Maarten Van der Heijden
Place Score Nation Athlete Horse E H C M B
1. 81.560 GBR Charlotte Fry Dark Legend 81.875 79.675 84.375 80.75 81.125
2. 78.325 NED Adelinde Cornelissen Fleau de Baian 81.625 77.35 79.625 77.025 76
3. 76.415 NED Marieke van der Putten Her Majesty TF RS2 78 77.3 77.325 74.325 75.125
4. 73.460 JPN Kazuki Sado Ludwig Der Sonnenkoenig 2 74.875 74.125 74.3 72.875 71.125
5. 73.440 NOR Ellen Brigitte Farbrot Tailormade Red Rebel 75.375 74.275 74.175 70.625 72.75
6. 72.595 FRA Marie Emilie Bretenoux Quartz of Jazz 75.625 71.525 73.25 70.575 72
7. 72.340 MAR Yessin Rahmouni All at Once 74.875 69.075 74.75 72.75 70.25
8. 69.960 JPN Shingo Hayashi Scolari 4 69.375 69.5 70.675 70.75 69.5
9. 68.550 SWE Jessica Nordin Donauwein 67.5 68.825 70.35 67.075 69
10. 68.205 RSA Tanya Seymour Ramoneur 6 68.875 70.475 68.8 66.625 66.25
11. 68.195 NED Anouk Noordman Atze 67.75 69.85 70.875 67.625 64.875
12. 65.270 NED Lisanne Veenje Wirdmer Fan’e Boppelannensport 62.875 66.6 66.375 63.875 66.625
ELIM NED Marlies van Baalen Ben Johnson