Lynch made it! Victory in the CSI5* GLOCK’s Perfection Tour
Day two (02/02) of International Show Jumping at the GLOCK HORSE PERFORMANCE CENTER Austria began on schedule at 8:15am with the CSI5* GLOCK’s Perfection Tour, with 30 rider-horse duos ready to start. The competition over 1.50 m was organised as an international 2-phase jumping test, in which those riders with a penalty-free first phase moved on directly to tackle the six obstacles in the second phase.
It was a smooth and, above all, fast round that Denis Lynch (IRL) rode today. His 12-year-old KWPN mare, Pretty Little Liar, was a congenial partner under the saddle and the time of 34.07 seconds delivered victory in this 2-phase competition over 1.50 m. “It’s wonderful to be here, we’ve dined so well, had some wonderful experiences and now winning too – that’s super”, so moved was Denis Lynch by star-chef Alfons Schuhbeck’s cuisine, the sport and that GLOCK ambiance at the morning’s award ceremony.
Totally happy too was GLOCK Rider Gerco Schröder. The Dutch rider had aimed for a fast time right from the start, with his 11-year-old GLOCK’s Dobelensky, son of Cornet-Obolensky, jumping smoothly on, yielding second place for the GLOCK Duo in 34.79 seconds.
Occupying third place was Jur Vrieling (NED), the winner of yesterday’s GLOCK’s Perfection Tour (Friday, 01/02/2019). For this 2-phase competition, the Dutch rider had saddled up his nine-year-old DSP gelding, KM Chalcedon, and also remained penalty-free in both phases (0/35.82).
06 CSI5* GLOCK’s PERFECTION TOUR
Int. competition in 2-phases (1.50m)
1. Pretty Little Liar - Denis Lynch (IRL) 0/34.07 Phase 2
2. Glock’s Dobelensky - Gerco Schröder (NED) 0/34.79 Phase 2
3. KM Chalcedon - Jur Vrieling (NED) 0/35.82 Phase 2
4. Carlo S - Denis Nielsen (GER) 0/37.97 Phase 2
5. SIEC Anna Jo - Michael G Duffy (IRL) 0/38.66 Phase 2
6. Edesa’s Kzoom van de Wittemoere - Kevin Staut (FRA) 0/39.09 Phase 2
7. PSG Future - Pius Schwizer (SUI) 4/34.74 Phase 2
8. fischerDaily Impressed - Michael Jung (GER) 4/34.76 Phase 2
9. Cassini Bay - Daniel Deusser (GER) 4/36.71 Phase 2
10. Casantos - John Whitaker (GBR) 4/37.65 Phase 2
11. Insolente Des Dix Bonniers - Olivier Philippaerts (BEL) 4/38.67 Phase 2
12. Caspar 232 - Emanuele Gaudiano (ITA) 4/40.40 Phase 2
Link to results
What: International Show Jumping
Where: GLOCK HORSE PERFORMANCE CENTER Austria
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