James Wilson & Imagine de Muze Master the Competition in €51,250 Garvetur Properites Grand Prix CSIO 3*

Vilamoura, Quarteira, Faro, Portugal – November 19, 2021 – A great weekkend of top level action got underway last Friday with the running of the €51,250 Garvetur Properties Grand Prix CSIO 3*, one of the two feature attractions of the last week of the 2021 Vilamoura Champions Tour. In the end and as several times throughout the circuit, it was a British victory as James Wilson (GBR) and Imagine de Muze claimed the jackpot.

James Wilson (GBR) & Imagine de Muze

Out of 60 combinations, only cleared all the 1.50m obstacles on the course designed by Elio Travagliati (ITA), thus 10 reaching the jump-off. The Brit and the 2008 black Belgian Warmblood mare (Nabab de Reve x Chin Chin) were able to only 37,66 seconds.

Linda Heed (SWE) and Decurio (Diarado x Cornet Obolensky) were the closest ones, matching the double clear of the eventual winners, finishing second only due to their jump-off time of 38.20 seconds.

Sophie Hinners (GER) and Concordia 49 (Colorit x San Patrignano Cassini) completed their second penalty-free effort in 38.50 seconds, thus earning bronze honors.

James Wilson (GBR) & Imagine de Muze during the awards ceremony

Final Results – €51,250 Garvetur Properties Grand Prix CSIO 3*

1) James Wilson (GBR) & Imagine de Muze – 0 / 0 – 37.66

2) Linda Heed (SWE) & Decurio – 0 / 0 – 38.20

3) Sophie Hinners (GER) & Concordia 49 – 0 / 0 – 38.50

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Photos: © Vilamoura Equestrian Centre

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