Netherlands’ Tommie Visser & Genesis Begijnhoeve Win Doha CDI5* Grand Prix Special

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Tommie Visser and Genesis Begijnhoeve. File photo.

DOHA, Qatar, Feb. 26, 2022–Tommie Visser of the Netherlands and Genesis Begijnhoeve posted a personal best score to win the Al Shaqab CDI5* Grand Prix Special Saturday.

Tommie and the 11-year-old KWPN stallion scored 71.787% for the win in the third  Special for the pair since beginning Big Tour last July. Their previous best was 69.042% posted last August.

Belgium’s Charlotte Defalque on Botticelli was second on 70.405% with Jill Hollweg-de Ridder of Germany on Whitney third on 70.255%.

Results:

CDI5* Grand Prix Special

Judges: Andrew Gardner Trond Asmyr Henning Lehrmann Irina Maknami Magnus Ringmark
Place Score Nation Athlete Horse E H C M B Spectators
1. 71.787 NED Tommie Visser Genesis Begijnhoeve 72.128 72.234 72.021 71.809 70.745 72.325 (1)
2. 70.405 BEL Charlotte Defalque Botticelli 71.596 67.66 71.915 70.426 70.426 68.000 (6)
3. 70.255 GER Jill Hollweg-de Ridder Whitney 341 70.213 70.957 70 70.319 69.787 70.235 (3)
4. 69.575 BRA João-Victor Marcari Oliva Escorial Horsecampline 68.617 67.66 70.319 70.851 70.426 70.325 (2)
5. 69.404 HUN Anikó Losonczy Dior S 68.191 69.894 70.532 70.319 68.085 69.000 (4)
6. 69.234 FRA Jean Philippe Siat Lovesong 69.681 70.851 68.83 67.872 68.936 68.500 (5)
7. 63.681 QAT Wejdan Majed A M Al Malki Mango Jacaro 64.043 65.532 64.681 62.128 62.021 61.500 (7)