Isabell Werth Rides Quantaz to Hagen CDI4* Grand Prix Victory, Wins CDI3* Special on Superb for Double Victory

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Isabell Werth and DSP Quantaz. File photo. © 2021 Ken Braddick/DRESSAGE-NEWS.com

HAGEN, Germany, April 21, 2022–Isabell Werth and DSP Quantaz won the Horses & Dreams CDI4* Grand Prix Thursday just hours after Isabell captured the CDI3* Special for a double victory in the Big Tour debut of Superb 2.

Isabell and Quantaz, a 12-year-old German Sport Horse, scored 77.956% for the win. Isabell is ranked sixth in the world on Quantaz that would make the stallion her top ranked with the retirements of Weihegold OLD and Bella Rose.

Sweden’s Juliette Ramel and Buriel K.H. were second on 76.261%, the best Grand Prix result in three years for the 2016 and 2020 Olympic partnership. Juliette and the 16-year-old KWPN gelding led a strong Swedish showing with Therese Nilshagen and Dante Weltino OLD fourth on 75.652% and Patrik Kittel on Touchdown fifth on 75.609%.

Germany’s Benjamin Werndl on Famoso OLD, 13-year-old Oldenburg gelding, was third on 76.065%.

Isabell Werth on Superb celebrating victory in debut international competition at Horses & Dreams. © 2022 Stefan Lafrentz

Isabell Werth made it a double victory in the international debut of Superb 2 winning the CDI3* Grand Prix Special on 75.404%.

Isabell and the 10-year-old Hanoverian mare won the Grand Prix a day earlier.

Finland’s Emma Kanerva on Mist of Titanium OLD, an Oldenburg gelding also 10 years old, scored 73.319% to place second as the pair did in the Grand Prix.

Young-Shik Hwang rode Bluebarry Dream to third on a personal best 73.127% in the the Big Tour debut of the Korean rider and the 10-year-old Hanoverian gelding.

The placing for Young-Shik was the highest since first competing in Europe in 2018 after earning gold at the 2010 and 2014 Asian Games.

Results:

CDI4* Grand Prix

Judges: Cesar Torrente Hans-Christian Matthiesen Katrina Wüst Henning Lehrmann Raphael Saleh
Place Score Nation Athlete Horse E H C M B Spectators
1. 77.956 GER Isabell Werth DSP Quantaz 79.565 79.13 76.413 78.913 75.761 75.709 (2)
2. 76.261 SWE Juliette Ramel Buriel K.H. 76.848 76.522 75.761 77.065 75.109 75.268 (4)
3. 76.065 GER Benjamin Werndl Famoso OLD 77.174 74.783 76.957 76.739 74.674 75.515 (3)
4. 75.652 SWE Therese Nilshagen Dante Weltino OLD 76.63 75.435 74.674 75.217 76.304 76.495 (1)
5. 75.609 SWE Patrik Kittel Touchdown 75.217 77.065 74.348 75.652 75.761 74.759 (5)
6. 74.000 GBR Charlotte Fry Everdale 74.565 73.152 73.587 75.326 73.37 74.167 (6)
7. 73.370 GER Fabienne Müller-Lütkemeier Valesco 50 73.913 72.391 74.891 73.37 72.283 72.804 (7)
8. 72.805 GER Carina Scholz Tarantino 5 72.283 71.196 72.609 73.913 74.022 71.907 (10)
9. 72.717 LUX Nicolas Wagner Ehlinger Quater Back Junior FRH 71.304 72.935 73.043 73.043 73.261 72.690 (8)
10. 71.478 FIN Emma Kanerva Greek Air 72.5 70.326 73.37 71.63 69.565 71.412 (11)
11. 71.065 GER Hubertus Schmidt Denoix PCH 72.283 71.63 70.435 70.652 70.326 72.052 (9)
12. 70.978 GBR Laura Tomlinson Fallatijn 72.5 69.565 71.304 71.522 70 70.628 (12)
13. 70.587 NED Karen Nijvelt Elysias 71.739 71.304 70.326 70.109 69.457 70.582 (14)
14. 70.196 GER Ingrid Klimke Franziskus 15 70.652 70.217 70.87 70.217 69.022 69.601 (16)
15. 69.609 NZL Melissa Galloway Windermere J’Obei W 68.804 71.196 71.522 67.935 68.587 70.609 (13)
16. 68.674 FIN Mikaela Soratie Hot Casanova 68.478 70 69.457 68.152 67.283 68.398 (18)
17. 68.326 POR Vasco Mira Godinho Garrett 69.348 66.63 69.674 68.804 67.174 69.753 (15)
18. 68.130 FRA Jean Philippe Siat Lovesong 68.152 67.826 66.848 69.783 68.043 68.642 (17)
19. 67.913 SUI Estelle Wettstein Quaterboy 67.609 68.913 68.913 67.283 66.848 67.413 (19)
20. 67.543 NED Tommie Visser Genesis Begijnhoeve 67.283 68.804 67.5 68.152 65.978 66.580 (21)
21. 67.108 RSA Gretha Ferreira Zidane 68.152 68.043 67.826 65.543 65.978 67.239 (20)
22. 66.696 JPN Kiichi Harada Sir Galanto 67.5 67.065 66.413 66.087 66.413 66.450 (22)
23. 64.804 BEL Marc Peter Spahn Jeroen Poll 63.804 65 66.63 64.891 63.696 65.921 (23)
24. 63.978 CAN Naïma Moreira Laliberté Statesman 63.043 62.609 65.652 65.652 62.935 64.311 (24)

 

CDI3* Grand Prix Special

Judges: Evi Eisenhardt Magnus Ringmark Isobel Wessels Christof Umbach Ulrike Nivelle
Place Score Nation Athlete Horse E H C M B Spectators
1. 75.404 GER Isabell Werth Superb 2 75.532 75.532 76.277 75.851 73.83 74.945 (1)
2. 73.319 FIN Emma Kanerva Mist of Titanium OLD 72.766 72.34 74.362 74.468 72.66 72.656 (2)
3. 73.127 KOR Young-Shik Hwang Bluebarry Dream 74.787 71.915 73.723 73.191 72.021 71.770 (5)
4. 73.064 SWE Malin Wahlkamp-Nilsson Møgelbjergs Romeo 72.128 73.617 73.511 73.936 72.128 72.127 (4)
5. 72.340 GER Frederic Wandres Hot Hit OLD 71.915 73.83 71.17 72.021 72.766 71.156 (9)
6. 72.170 DEN Lone Bang Larsen Thranegaardens Rostov 70.426 72.979 70.957 74.149 72.34 72.128 (3)
7. 71.894 DEN Anne Troensegaard Kipling TSF 72.128 73.191 72.66 69.894 71.596 71.704 (6)
8. 71.787 NED Dinja van Liere Hartsuijker 70.426 72.447 72.34 72.447 71.277 70.467 (10)
9. 71.340 SWE Tinne Vilhelmson Silfvén Devanto 70.213 71.702 72.021 73.085 69.681 71.387 (7)
10. 71.191 GBR Charlotte Fry Inclusive 71.17 70.319 70.957 71.702 71.809 69.642 (11)
11. 70.575 GER Annabel Frenzen SilberStern FRH 70.319 71.277 69.468 70.745 71.064 71.259 (8)
12. 69.851 BEL Laurence Vanommeslaghe Havalon 69.787 69.894 69.043 70.745 69.787 67.630 (15)
13. 69.808 ESP José Antonio García Mena Sorento 15 70.106 69.149 70.213 70 69.574 69.438 (12)
14. 69.511 POR João Pedro Moreira Zonik Hit 69.255 69.681 68.936 69.894 69.787 68.390 (14)
15. 68.702 FIN Anna Tallberg Grevens Zorro 65.532 68.511 69.362 70.745 69.362 68.617 (13)