Denmark’s Nanna Skodborg Merrald on Blue Hors Zatchmo Wins Le Mans CDI3 Grand Prix Special for Sweep of Debut International Competition

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Denmark’s Nanna Skodborg Merrald celebrating double victory on Blue Hors Zatchmo at Le Mans CDI3*.

LE MANS, France, Feb. 13, 2022–Denmark’s Nanna Skodbord Merrald rode Blue Hors Zatchmo to victory in the CDI3* Grand Prix Special Sunday for a sweep of the first international competition for the partnership.

Nanna and the 13-year-old Oldenburg stallion were awarded 75.391% for the win in the Special after being awarded 75.456% in the Grand Prix two days earlier. At last summer’s Olympics, Nanna was on the Danish team with Blue Hors Zack, the sire of Zatchmo that she took over riding when Agnete Kirk Thinggaard became pregnant.

Great Britain’s Lara Butler on Kristjan placed second in the Special on 70.170% with Karen Nijvelt of the Netherlands on Elysias third on 69.191%.

Results:

CDI3* Grand Prix Special

Place Horse Rider E H C M B Total
1. BLUE HORS ZATCHMO Nanna Skodborg MERRALD 75.574 %
(1.)
75.638 %
(1.)
74.468 %
(1.)
73.511 %
(1.)
77.766 %
(1.)
75.391 %
2. KRISTJAN Lara BUTLER 69.787 %
(3.)
68.617 %
(7.)
70.957 %
(2.)
69.894 %
(3.)
71.596 %
(2.)
70.170 %
3. ELYSIAS Karen NIJVELT 70.638 %
(2.)
71.170 %
(2.)
67.128 %
(7.)
70.532 %
(2.)
66.489 %
(9.)
69.191 %
4. SERTORIUS DE RIMA Z IFCE Pauline BASQUIN 68.936 %
(5.)
69.787 %
(3.)
67.979 %
(6.)
67.979 %
(6.)
70.426 %
(4.)
69.021 %
5. GOTILAS DU FEUILLARD Corentin POTTIER 68.298 %
(6.)
69.043 %
(6.)
68.617 %
(4.)
67.660 %
(8.)
69.043 %
(5.)
68.532 %
6. FARAO DA RAIA Grete AYACHE 69.681 %
(4.)
68.298 %
(8.)
66.809 %
(8.)
68.830 %
(4.)
67.128 %
(6.)
68.149 %
7. FIRST- STEP VALENTIN Larissa PAULUIS 68.298 %
(6.)
69.149 %
(4.)
69.149 %
(3.)
67.872 %
(7.)
65.957 %
(10.)
68.085 %
8. ICARO DAS FIGUEIRAS Charlotte CHALVIGNAC 66.596 %
(10.)
66.489 %
(10.)
65.532 %
(11.)
67.128 %
(10.)
70.532 %
(3.)
67.255 %
9. TEMPO IFCE Guillaume LUNDY CNE 67.340 %
(8.)
64.787 %
(14.)
68.191 %
(5.)
66.170 %
(13.)
66.596 %
(8.)
66.617 %
10. TOP’S GENTLE Tommie VISSER 66.277 %
(11.)
69.149 %
(4.)
65.851 %
(9.)
68.191 %
(5.)
63.298 %
(14.)
66.553 %
11. GRISON Juan Antonio JIMENEZ COBO 65.638 %
(13.)
67.766 %
(9.)
65.851 %
(9.)
67.234 %
(9.)
65.957 %
(10.)
66.489 %
12. RILKADORA Z Bernard BOSSEAUX 67.340 %
(8.)
66.064 %
(11.)
64.043 %
(13.)
64.787 %
(14.)
67.021 %
(7.)
65.851 %
13. HOT CASANOVA Mikaela SORATIE 66.277 %
(11.)
65.532 %
(13.)
65.532 %
(11.)
67.021 %
(11.)
63.936 %
(13.)
65.660 %
14. BUTTERFLY IV Daniel WATSON 64.894 %
(14.)
66.064 %
(11.)
64.043 %
(13.)
67.021 %
(11.)
65.000 %
(12.)
65.404 %
15. CRAQUE DAS FIGUEIRAS Gonçalo CARVALHO 64.894 %
(14.)
61.915 %
(15.)
61.596 %
(15.)
62.872 %
(15.)
58.936 %
(15.)
62.043 %