Fiona Bigwood & Hawtins Delicato Win Hartpury CDI3* Grand Prix Special to Make it 2 for 2

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HARTPURY, England, July 11, 2021–Fiona Bigwood and Hawtins Delicato won the CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle Sunday to make it two for two at the Hartpury Dressage Festival.

Fiona and the 13-year-old British-bred Hanoverian gelding were awarded 72.958% for the win two days after capturing the Grand Prix on 74.087%. The results at Hartpury were the first victories and the highest scores for the Grand Prix and the Special in six starts since taking over the ride two months ago from 2016 Olympic team mate of Carl Hester. Carl competed Delicato on the British bronze medal team at the 2018 World Equestrian Games and the fourth-placed team at the 2019 European Championships.

Fellow Briton Becky Moody on Famke PF were second on 70.872%, the Big Tour debut for the 11-year-old KWPN mare.

Finland’s Mikaela Soratie and Hot Casanova placed third on 70.490%, a personal best in eight Big Tour starts beginning three months ago.

Results:

CDI3* Grand Prix

Judges: E-Stephen Clarke-GBR H-Michael Osinski-USA C-Susanne Baarup-DEN M-Isobel Wessels-GBR B-Eduard De Wolff Van Westerrode-NED

Place Rider Horse  Sex / Studbook / Color / Born / Sire x Dam sire / Breeder / Owner E H C M B Total
1 Hawtins Delicato Gelding / BHHS / Bay / 2008 / Diamond Hit x Regazzoni / Judith Davis / Fiona Bigwood, Penny Bigwood 70.213   3 75.851     1 73.298    1 74.894   1 70.532   3 72.958
2 Famke PF       Mare / KWPN / Bay / 2010 / / M R Hanswick, L Hanswick Bingley / Jo Cooper 68.830   4 71.596    2 70.745    2 72.553   2 70.638   2 70.872
3 Hot Casanova Gelding / FWB / Bay / 2009 / Blue Hors Hotline / Katja Kuistila / Katja Kuistila 70.638   1 70.426   4 68.511    5 71.064   3 71.809   1 70.490
4 Into The Blue Gelding / AES / Roan / 2006 / Ublesco x Calvaro F.C. / John & Clare Whitaker / Louise Anne Bell, Tonya Wood, John Walton, Alison Walton, William Wood 68.191    5 70.957   3 67.979    6 69.574   6 68.085   6 68.957
5 Durable      Stallion / KWPN / Bay / 2008 / / M M J Bekkers / Nikki Barker 70.638   1 68.085   6 67.553   7 71.064   3 67.021   8 68.872
6 Dutchman Gelding / KWPN / Bay / 2008 / Jazz / J. Muilwijk / Alex Baker, Carol Baker, Tim Baker, Daniel Champion 67.021    8 69.468   5 66.170   9 70.319   5 68.191    5 68.234
7 Mount St John Kom Fairy Tale Mare / FWB / Chestnut / 2006 / Fürst Heinrich x Weltmeyer / Runtti Anna Leena & Nordman Eva / Mount St John Equestrian Llp 67.447    6 65.851    8 69.043   3 68.511   8 68.936   4 67.958
8 Headmore Diffinity  Gelding / BHHS / Dun / 2010 / Hb I Don Primero x Hb I World Cup I / Caroline Dibden / Caroline Dibden 67.340   7 66.383   7 67.021   8 68.830   7 66.277   9 67.170
Not placed
9 Rubini Royale Gelding / HANN / Dark Brown / 2002 / Rohdiamant x Werther / Juergen Devermann / L Sattin 65.957    9 62.340  11 68.617    4 66.277   9 68.085   6 66.255
10 Boheme Af Sulsted    Gelding / DWB / Chestnut / 2004 / Bernstein Las Marismas x Mar-KI / Inge Og Peder Dahl, Sulsted / Keith Robertson 63.936  10 64.681   9 63.511  11 64.362 10 64.255 11 64.149
11 After Midnight Stallion / KWPN / Bay / 2005 / Special D x Fair Play / / Katie Williamson 63.404 11 63.085 10 63.723 10 63.936 11 64.787 10 63.787