Sweden’s Jacob Noerby Soerensen & Sheeran Post Personal Best Score to Win Kunkiai World Cup Grand Prix

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KUNKIAI, Lithuania, May 29, 2021–Sweden’s Jacob Noerby Soerensen rode Sheeran to victory in the World Cup Grand Prix Saturday, posting a personal best score to log the first win in the pair’s third Big Tour event. The rider was runner-up on Moegelbjergs Romeo.

Jacob and the 10-year-old Oldenburg gelding scored 72.109%, the first Grand score above 70%.

On Romeo, 11-year-old Danish Warmblood stallion, Jacob was awarded 70.413% but with big differences in the scores of the five judges–a high of 73.152% and a low mark of 65.761&. The pair swept the World Cup at this same show grounds a week ago.

Swedish compatriot Minna Telde on Praestemarkens Quatero was third on 70.304%. Quatero was competed at Small Tour by Heather Blitz of the United States in 2017 and 2018, and is still listed as an owner.

Results:

CDI-W World Cup Grand Prix:

Judges: E: Peter Holler H: Jacques Van Daele C: Susanne Baarup M: Annette Fransen Iacobaeus B: Thomas Kessler
1) Jacob Noerby Soerensen, SWE – Sheeran 72.109%
2) Jacob Noerby Soerensen, SWE – Moegelbjergs Romeo 70.413%
3) Minna Telde, SWE – Praestemarkens Quatero 70.304%
4) Alisa Glinka, MDA – Aachen 70.239%
5) Anna Von Wendt, FIN – Denzel 69.500%
6) Anna Von Wendt, FIN – Sir Fashion 68.109%
6) Sandra Sysojeva, LTU – Jack Daniel' S 68.109%
8) Natalie Oldfors, SWE – Mickey M 67.326%
9) Dina Ellermann, EST – Donna Anna 66.435%
10) Ludmila Shchemenok, RUS – Capito Queen 64.304%
11) Angelique Maasik, EST – Landy's Akvarel 61.435%
12) Raimonda Palionyte, LTU – Bavaras 59.696%
13) Charlotte Haid Bondergaard, SWE – Dixiland EL