Australia’s Simone Pearce & Amandori Win Achleiten CDI4* Grand Prix Freestyle for Pair’s 4th Straight Victory

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Simone Pearce on Amandori at Achleiten CDI4*. Photo: Courtesy CDI Achleiten

ACHLEITEN, Austria, May 29, 2021–Simone Pearce and Amandori won the CDI4* Grand Prix Freestyle Saturday for the fourth straight win for the Australian combination.

Simone and the 10-year-old German Sport Horse stallion scored 76.450% in the pair’s second Big Tour musical performance, an identical score to their first freestyle three weeks ago.

Simone and Amandori, owned by the German stud Gestüt Sprehe GmbH where Simone is a stable rider, won the Grand Prix Friday on a personal best score of 73.478%.

The pair have won four of their six starts since beginning Big Tour three months ago and have earned scores required to qualify for Australia’s Olympic team. She is top ranked on Destano, a 14-year-old Hanoverian stallion, on which she holds the Australian Grand Prix and Grand Prix Special records set last year.

Austria’s Florian Bacher on Fidertraum was second on 73.895% in the Freestyle Saturday with Timna Zach on Chico third on 73.725%.

Results:

CDI4* Grand Prix Freestyle

Judges: Alice Schwab Peter Storr Henning Lehrmann Dr. Evi Eisenhardt Gabriela Valerianova
Place Score Nation Athlete Horse E H C M B
1. 76.450 AUS Simone Pearce Amandori 77.75 74.75 76.75 76.75 76.25
2. 73.895 AUT Florian Bacher Fidertraum 74.35 72.125 73.375 75.625 74
3. 73.725 AUT Timna Zach Chico 32 73.625 71.375 73.625 75.25 74.75
4. 72.450 JPN Akane Kuroki Zuidenwind 1187 69 73.5 76.125 72.5 71.125
5. 71.900 AUT Isabella Willibald Richterhof’s Farbenfroh 70.25 71.125 72.375 75 70.75
6. 71.135 AUT Oliver Valenta Valenta’s Fantast 69.675 70.5 72.5 70.25 72.75
7. 70.200 LUX Sascha Schulz Dayman 4 69.25 70.5 66.625 75.5 69.125
8. 69.735 AUT Amanda Hartung Dresscode Black 71.175 68 70.75 70 68.75
9. 67.125 IRL Judy Reynolds Leroy Naeldeborg 67.375 66.5 68.625 66.875 66.25