Kronenberg, The Netherlands – September 21, 2021 – Bart van der Maat (NED) and Chicago 162 claimed top honors in the feature class of the week, held last Sunday at the Equestrian Centre de Peelbergen. The Dutchman and his partner were supreme in the Eye Watch Security Group Grand Prix CSI 2*.
Bart guided the 2011 dark bay Holsteiner gelding (Casall x Quick Star) flawlessly over the 1.45m obstacles in their two performances, securing victory in 41.05 seconds.
It was a one-two for the host nation as Manon Hees (NED) and Echo vh Gerendal Z (Echo Van T Spieveld x Jodokus) were also double clear, registering no penalties in 42.69 seconds.
Having won several grands prix at the venue the past seasons, Thiago Ribas da Costa (BRA) was consistent again. This time, the Brazilian and Mallito (I’m Special de Muze) earned bronze honors backed by a penalty-free jump-off effort in 42.96 seconds.
Final Results – €25,550 Eye Watch Security Group Grand Prix CSI 2*
1) Bart van der Maat (NED) & Chicago 162 – 0 / 0 – 41.05
2) Manon Hees (NED) & Echo vh Gerendal Z – 0 / 0 – 42.69
3)Thiago Ribas da Costa (BRA) & Mallito – 0 / 0 –
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