England-Based German Kathleen Kröncke Rides San Royal to British National Grand Prix Championship

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Kathleen Kröncke and San Royal. © Kevin Sparrow for British Dressage

SOMERFORD PARK, England, Sept. 17, 2020–Kathleen Kröncke, the England-based German, rode San Royal to victory in Britain’s national Grand Prix championship Saturday.

Kathleen and the 15-year-old Oldenburg gelding were awarded 74.478% for the win. Kathleen rode the horse on Germany’s Nations Cup teams in Rotterdam and Falsterbo, Sweden in 2018. On other horses as a Junior and Young Rider, she competed for Germany at European Championships.

Lara Butler and Kristjan, a 17-year-old Oldenburg gelding, were reserve champions on 73.869%.

Gareth Hughes and the 12-year-old Oldenburg gelding Sintano van Hof Olympia that competed on Britain’s silver medal team at the European Championships last September, were third on 73.109%.

Results:

Grand Prix Championship

Judges: Isobel Wessels Andrea Smith Stephen Clarke Richard Baldwin Peter Storr
Place Score Nation Athlete Horse E H C M B
1. 74.478 GER Kathleen Kröncke San Royal 3 74.130 73.696 74.239 74.130 76.196
2. 73.869 GBR Lara Butler Kristjan 73.804 73.261 73.043 74.130 75.109
3. 73.109 GBR Gareth Hughes Sintano van Hof Olympia 73.370 72.391 72.717 73.043 74.022
4. 72.239 GBR Andrew Gould Indigro 72.174 71.848 71.957 72.283 72.935
5. 71.674 GBR Hayley Watson-Greaves Rubins Nite 71.304 71.196 71.739 71.957 72.174
6. 71.196 GBR Laura Tomlinson Fallatijn 71.630 71.413 71.196 71.413 70.326
7. 69.891 GBR Daniel Sherriff I’m Bayford Hall Incognito 70.652 70.109 69.565 70.000 69.130
8. 69.435 GBR Andrew Gould Genie 69.674 69.457 70.000 69.022 69.022
9. 68.739 GBR Lisa Marriott Valucio DH Z 68.696 67.826 69.348 68.696 69.130
10. 68.413 GBR Paul Friday Hawtins Horatio 68.370 68.152 68.804 68.478 68.261
11. 67.587 GBR Lucy Amy Rudy 68.696 66.522 68.152 67.609 66.957
12. 66.891 GBR Alice Oppenheimer Headmore Difinnity 67.174 66.304 68.152 66.848 65.978
13. 66.304 GBR Samantha Thurman-Pickett Gerardo 65.870 65.978 68.152 66.087 65.435
14. 65.956 GBR Daniel Greenwood Chevalier O 67.130 65.935 65.717 65.935 65.065
15. 65.696 GBR Matt Frost Helga 65.326 67.826 63.261 67.391 64.674
16. 63.783 GBR Robyn Allana Mcdonald Smith Francesco 77 64.130 64.783 63.370 64.348 62.283
SCR GBR Fiona Bigwood Daytona Platinum
SCR GBR Steph Croxford Mr Benn II
RET GBR Lewis Carrier Diego V