Germany’s Frederic Wandres On Bluetooth Wins Madrid World Cup Grand Prix to Edge Out Hometown Favorite Juan Matute Guimon

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Frederic Wandres and Bluetooth OLD

MADRID, Nov. 26, 2021–Frederic Wandres, at the top of the Western European League standings, rode Bluetooth OLD to victory in the World Cup Grand Prix Friday, edging out hometown favorite Juan Matute Guimon on Quantico.

The German team rider and the 11-year-old Oldenburg gelding scored 71.895% for the win to head to the Freestyle Saturday and the prospect of adding more points to his campaign for a start at the Final in Leipzig, Germany next April. He has ridden Bluetooth, Duke of Britain and Hot Hit in three previous World Cup qualifiers.

Juan, who rides for Spain but grew up with his family in Wellington, Florida and the 15-year-old Hanoverian gelding placed second on 71.684% but topped spectator judging marks.

Germany’s Helen Langehanberg and Annabelle were third on 71.395%.

Results:

CDI-W Short Grand Prix

Judges: Raphael Saleh Francisco Guerra Díaz Katrina Wüst Susanne Baarup Mariano Santos Redondo
Place Score Nation Athlete Horse E H C M B Spectators
1. 71.895 GER Frederic Wandres Bluetooth OLD 71.316 73.158 71.711 70.526 72.763 72.019 (3)
2. 71.684 ESP Juan Matute Guimón Quantico 71.711 70.789 71.316 73.553 71.053 73.070 (1)
3. 71.395 GER Helen Langehanenberg Annabelle 110 71.579 72.105 70.132 70.789 72.368 71.619 (6)
4. 71.105 FRA Morgan Barbançon Sir Donnerhall II OLD 70.395 71.184 71.316 70.263 72.368 72.044 (2)
5. 70.737 POR Rodrigo Torres Fogoso Horsecampline 70.526 69.211 70.395 71.447 72.105 71.753 (4)
6. 70.131 NED Thamar Zweistra Hexagon’s Double Dutch 70 68.289 70.526 71.447 70.395 71.048 (7)
7. 68.579 ESP Juan Antonio Jiménez Cobo Euclides Mor 67.5 68.421 68.684 69.605 68.684 70.659 (8)
8. 68.527 NED Denise Nekeman Boston STH 67.895 68.553 68.553 69.211 68.421 68.488 (12)
9. 68.053 POR Martim Meneres Equador 69.474 67.237 69.605 67.237 66.711 69.156 (10)
10. 67.342 ESP Claudio Castilla Ruiz Ebano 65.789 67.895 65.658 69.868 67.5 69.472 (9)
11. 66.395 ESP Beatriz Ferrer-Salat Elegance 62.605 70.5 65.632 66.816 66.421 71.709 (5)
12. 64.947 ESP Alejandro Asencio Méndez Focus 65.658 62.237 63.289 64.605 68.947 68.814 (11)