Slovakia’s Michael Bugan & For President Win Samorin CDI3* Grand Prix Special, 1st Big Tour Victory for Pair

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SAMORIN, Slovakia, June 6, 2021–Slovakia’s Michael Bugan and For President posted a personal best score to win the CDI3* Grand Prix Special Sunday, the first Big Tour victory for the partnership.

Michael and the 13-year-old Austrian Warmblood stallion were awarded 71.447% for the win, beating the previous best of 69.851% logged two years ago. The pair competed at the 2019 European Championships.

Austria’s Katharina Haas on Let It Be placed second on 69.021% and Anna Kleindienst on Done For Fun third on 68.127%.

Results;

CDI3* Grand Prix Special

Judges: Ilja Vietor Alice Schwab Peter Holler Slawomir Pietrzak Barbara Franyó
Place Score Nation Athlete Horse E H C M B
1. 71.447 SVK Michael Bugan For President 71.277 70.638 71.064 73.936 70.319
2. 69.021 AUT Katharina Haas Let It Be 11 69.894 68.298 67.128 71.489 68.298
3. 68.127 AUT Anna Kleindienst Done for Fun 3 67.553 68.723 67.872 68.936 67.553
4. 65.936 POL Aleksandra Szulc Breakdance 64.894 66.383 66.064 66.383 65.957
RET AUT Kerstin Kronaus Dimanche Royal
SCR GER Alina Röhricht Atlantis