Oliva Nova, Spain – November 13, 2021 – Mathijs van Asten (NED) and Hotspot mastered the course to win the Oliva Nova Beach & Golf Resort Trophy CSI 3* last Saturday during the third and final week of the Mediterranean Equestrian Tour‘s MET Autumn Series.
The Dutchman and the 2012 chestnut Dutch Warmblood stallion were on fire in the jump-off, securing the win backed by a penalty-free performance in 37.56 seconds.
Koen Vereecke (BEL) and Call Me de Muze Z (Clarissimo Z x Ramiro Z) were the closest ones, matching the double of the eventual winners, despite being almost two seconds slower in the tiebreaker after crossing the finish line in 39.09 seconds.
Benedikte Serigstad Endresen (NOR) and Lieschen (Böckmann’S Lord Pezi x Cordalme) completed the podium with a clean scorecard too after their two runs, earning bronze honors in 40.27 seconds.
Final Results – €26,000 Trofeo Oliva Nova Beach & Golf Resort CSI 3*
1) Mathijs van Asten (NED) & Hotspot – 0 / 0 – 37.56
2) Koen Vereecke (BEL) & Call Me de Muze Z – 0 / 0 – 39.09
3) Benedikte Serigstad Endresen (NOR) & Lieschen – 0 / 0 – 40.27
Source: Press Release from the Mediterranean Equestrian Tour
Photos: © MET / Hervé Bonnaud / www.1clicphoto.com