Vejer de La Frontera, Spain – February 25, 2022 – Another Dutch victory in the Andalucía Sunshine Tour, this time by Willem Greve (NED) who teamed up with ‘Highway M TN‘ (Eldorado VD Zeshoek x Black Walter) to win the Catunambú Trophy, the Big Tour 1.50m test scoring for the FEI Ranking with an impressive time of 64.01 seconds.
Two more seconds were needed by the British Ellen Whitaker (GBR) to complete the demanding route designed on the main track 3 David Broome and that only thirteen combinations completed without penalty. Riding ‘Spacecake‘, the Englishwoman achieved a new podium position, this time silver. But this has not been the only outstanding result of the day for Whitaker as he got an important victory accompanied by ‘Fiona des Hayettes’ (Lord Des Hayettes x Ryon D’Anzex) in the other Ranking event held today: the Medium Tour 1.45 meters.
Continuing with the results of the Catunambú Trophy, the Irishman Camaron Hanley (IRL) with ‘ESI Toulouse‘ was third; the Swiss Thibaut Keller (SUI) with ‘Arley de Vayrie‘, fourth and the Brazilian Yuri Mansur (BRA) with ‘Humberto ASK‘, fifth.
Final Results – €25,500 Catunambú Big Tour Speed Challenge CSI 4*
1) Willem Greve (NED) & Highway M TN – 0 / 64.01
2) Ellen Whitaker (GBR) & Spacecake – 0 / 66.61
3) Cameron Hanley (IRL) & ESI Toulouse – 0 / 68.69
Source: Press Release from the Sunshine Tour
Photo: © Sunshine Tour / Moises Basallote Fotografia / Ahmed44 Photography
Categories: CSI 4*, English, Jumper News Nederland