Gerrit Nieberg (GER) & Contagio won the €70,150 Grand Prix of Hessen yesterday at Internationales Festhallen Reitturnier in Frankfurt, Germany. The German and the 13-year-old grey Holsteiner stallion (Colman x Lordanos) claimed the victory by being the only combination out of the 5 finalists to produce a clear performance in the jump-off, stopping the timers in 44.94 seconds.
Felix Haßmann (GER) & Cayenne WZ (Claudio x Ramirado) much faster, finishing second with one rail down and a time of 35.22 seconds during the tiebreaker.
Gert-Jan Bruggink (NED) & Vampire (Marome NW x Voltaire) completed the podium with four-penalties, going through the timers in 36.87 seconds at the end of their second performance.
Photo: © Pferdefotografie Stefan Lafrentz
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