Isabell Werth & Quantaz Win Kronberg CDI4* Grand Prix for Freestyle on 80% in Final Event for German Olympic Team Selection

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Isabell Werth and DSP Quantaz. File photo. © CDI Achleiten

KRONBERG, Germany, June 25, 2021–Isabell Werth and DSP Quantaz scored above 80% to win the Shafhof CDI4* Grand Prix for the Freestyle Friday in the final event for selection to Germany’s Olympic team. She will ride her world No. 1 mount Bella Rose later in the day.

Isabell and the 11-year-old German Sport Horse gelding were awarded 80.022% for the win. The 51-year-old rider is seeking to be at the Tokyo Games in a month to extend her medal count beyond the equestrian record of 10 at five Olympics. Quantaz became Isabell’s fourth 80% horse 11 months ago, the others being Bella Rose, Weihegold OLD and Emilio.

Dorothee Schneider posted a personal best 76.500% on Faustus to place second. But the German team mate will also ride Showtime FRH, her top mount, in the Grand Prix for the Special later Friday.

Jessica von Bredow-Werndl on Zaire-E was third on 74.956%. She will ride TSF Dalera BB, her world No. 3 partner, in the Grand Prix for the Special.

Results:

CDI4* Grand Prix for Freestyle

Judges: Henning Lehrmann Christof Umbach Alban Tissot Kurt Christensen Sandrine Trimborn
Place Score Nation Athlete Horse E H C M B Spectators
1. 80.022 GER Isabell Werth DSP Quantaz 81.304 78.913 78.587 80.217 81.087 78.332 (1)
2. 76.500 GER Dorothee Schneider Faustus 94 76.630 76.087 76.630 75.761 77.391 77.520 (2)
3. 74.956 GER Jessica von Bredow-Werndl Zaire-E 73.478 76.522 75.000 73.804 75.978 75.827 (3)
4. 74.217 GER Lena Waldmann Fiderdance 73.043 75.652 75.000 73.478 73.913 74.330 (4)
5. 73.609 LUX Nicolas Wagner Ehlinger Quater Back Junior FRH 73.478 74.130 75.217 73.370 71.848 73.074 (5)
6. 73.109 GER Hubertus Schmidt Beryll 28 73.370 74.674 71.413 74.130 71.957 72.994 (6)
7. 68.348 SUI Birgit Wientzek Pläge Hot Secret 3 67.500 68.804 68.261 69.674 67.500 69.658 (7)
8. 67.978 SUI Charlotte Lenherr Sir Stanley W 67.935 68.587 68.043 68.261 67.065 67.790 (10)
9. 67.783 SUI Estelle Wettstein Great Escape Camelot 69.348 66.522 69.457 67.500 66.087 69.167 (8)
10. 66.370 SUI Carla Aeberhard Delioh von Buchmatt CH 65.870 66.739 66.196 68.152 64.891 67.954 (9)
11. 65.674 RUS Marina Aframeeva Arums 66.739 66.739 67.283 65.761 61.848 65.700 (11)
12. 62.978 SUI Elena Fernandez Sueno II 64.674 63.587 60.543 64.130 61.957 63.171 (12)
SCR SUI Gilles Ngovan Zigzag