Patrik Kittel Debuts Touchdown at Big Tour for Victory in Ludwigsburg CDI4* Grand Prix

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Patrik Kittel and Touchdown in the debut of the nine-year-old stallion at Ludwigsburg.

LUDWIGSBURG, Germany, Sept. 24, 2021–Patrik Kittel debuted the nine-year-old stallion Touchdown at Big Tour for victory at the inaugural Ludwigsburg Dressage Festival Friday.

Patrik and the Swedish Warmblood (Quaterback x Sack) was awarded 76.826% for the win. The Swedish rider competed Touchdown at Small Tour a year ago in the only previous international event for the pair. Touchdown was ridden by Philipp Ruwe of Germany to fifth place in the World Five Year Old Championships in 2017.

Germany’s Hubertus Schmidt on Denoix PCH placed second on 72.978%.

Lyndal Oatley of Australia and Eros posted a personal best 72.717% for third place.

Lyndal, married to Patrik Kittel and based in Germany, and the 12-year-old KWPN gelding, began Grand Prix 11 months ago and with just three Big Tour events for the pair pulled out of consideration for Australia’s Olympic team.

Results:

CDI4* Grand Prix

Judges:
Christof Umbach Peter Storr Magnus Ringmark Peter Holler Knut Danzberg
Place Score Nation Athlete Horse E H C M B
1. 76.826 SWE Patrik Kittel Touchdown 10 78.261 79.239 75.326 74.674 76.63
2. 72.978 GER Hubertus Schmidt Denoix PCH 72.5 71.304 73.478 74.565 73.043
3. 72.717 AUS Lyndal Oatley Eros 75.652 72.5 70.543 72.935 71.957
4. 71.956 GER Dorothee Schneider First Romance 2 71.63 73.152 69.565 74.565 70.87
5. 71.413 GER Nicole Wego-Engelmeyer Dante 74.783 71.522 70.978 67.283 72.5
6. 71.218 GER Lisa-Maria Klössinger FBW Daktari 72.935 72.283 71.522 69.457 69.891
7. 70.978 GER Raphael Netz Lacoste 126 71.304 68.913 71.087 71.087 72.5
8. 69.587 GER Franziska Stieglmaier DSP Dauphin 69.783 70.217 69.674 69.239 69.022
9. 69.261 GER Katharina Hemmer Signorina 10 70.217 68.696 70 70.109 67.283
10. 68.631 GER Frederic Wandres Hot Hit 3 69.022 67.609 68.587 69.239 68.696
11. 67.892 GER Ann-Kathrin Lindner FBW Sunfire 66.413 68.696 67.609 67.283 69.457
12. 67.869 GER Jasmin Schaudt Fano 3 70.435 67.717 65.435 67.717 68.043
13. 67.804 GER Annika Feldhaus Hicksteadt 67.717 66.087 68.152 68.804 68.261
14. 67.239 GER Nicole Casper Birkhof’s Don Röschen FBW 68.913 67.174 63.913 67.283 68.913
14. 67.239 IND Anush Agarwalla Sir Caramello OLD 67.826 68.043 67.826 66.304 66.196
16. 65.761 GER Alina Röhricht Atlantis 66.957 65.543 64.022 66.196 66.087
RT. GER Lukas Blatzheim Errol 4