Quarteira, Faro, Portugal – October 20, 2019 – Linda Heed (SWE) and Decurio won the €50,200 Grand Prix CSI 3* last Sunday during the Vilamoura Champions Tour CSI 3* at the Vilamoura Equestrian Centre in Quarteira, Faro, Portugal.
Linda Heed (SWE) & Decurio
The Swede and the 9-year-old bay Hannoverian gelding (Diarado x Cornet Obolensky) were the only combination to master all the obstacles in the first round without having any time penalties attributed to them, securing the victory in 78.35 seconds.
Mario Prieto (POR) and Estoril (Amadeus – Oilily B) earned silver despite one time-penalty due to their time of 83.20 seconds.
Third place was claimed by Marta Bottanelli (ITA) and Carpineti Auto Sitta (Cassini II x Chambertin) after being the only other pair to leave all the fences up, registering one time-penalty too, going through the timers in 83.63 seconds.
Linda Heed (SWE) & Decurio during their lap of honour
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Photos: © Vilamoura Equestrian Centre / JC Markun