Austria’s Florian Bacher Rides Fidertraum OLD to Personal Best Score to Win Budapest CDI4* Grand Prix Freestyle, Captures Special on Amonitas

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Florian Bacher and Fidertraum. File photo. © Ken Braddick/DRESSAGE-NEWS.com

 

BUDAPEST, May 14, 2022–Austria’s Florian Bacher rode Fidertraum OLD to a personal best score to win the CDI4* Grand Prix Freestyle Saturday and capturing the Special on Amonitas to repeat the results of the qualifying Grand Prix.

Florian and the 15-year-old Oldenburg gelding were awarded 77.560% for the win to overtake the previous best of 77.300% logged almost two years ago.

Canada’s Evi Strasser and Disney Tyme, the only other competitor in the freesyle, were second on 69.270%.

Florian completed the debut of Amonitas by wining the Grand Prix Special on 69.234% after taking the Grand Prix.

Poland’s Aleksandra Szulc on Breakdance was second on 67.957% with Tanya Strasser-Shostak of Canada on Déjà Vu Tyme third on 59.979%.

Results:

CDI4* Grand Prix Freestyle

Judges: Elisabeth Max-Theurer Henning Lehrmann Thomas Lang Clive Halsall Katrina Wüst
Place Score Nation Athlete Horse E H C M B
1. 77.560 AUT Florian Bacher Fidertraum OLD 75.875 78.800 75.875 78.500 78.750
2. 69.270 CAN Evi Strasser Disney Tyme 68.300 69.750 67.750 68.125 72.425

CDI4* Grand Prix Special

Judges: Henning Lehrmann Clive Halsall Evi Eisenhardt Susanne Baarup Alban Tissot
Place Score Nation Athlete Horse E H C M B
1. 69.234 AUT Florian Bacher Amonitas 69.787 69.255 68.617 70.213 68.298
2. 67.957 POL Aleksandra Szulc Breakdance 67.553 67.66 68.723 67.766 68.085
3. 59.979 CAN Tanya Strasser-Shostak Déjà Vu Tyme 60.532 61.17 57.66 60.957 59.574