CSI 3*

A Victory for Victor Bettendorf & Simolo de La Roque in €25,500 CHG Jump-off Challenge CSI 3*

Oliva Nova, Spain – March 19, 2022 – Victor Bettendorf (LUX) was victorious again competing under the warmer weather on Spanish soil as he teamed up with Simolo de La Roque Z to claim top honors in the €25,500 CHG – Construcciones Hispano Germanas Trophy CSI 3* last Saturday during the second week of the Spring Tour III at the Mediterranean Equestrian Tour.

Bettendorf and the 2012 grey Zangersheide gelding (Spartacus x Casall) triumphed in the 1.50m challenge by clearing all obstacles flawlessly they faced in their two performances, completing the final track in 36.51 seconds for the win.

Mathijs van Asten (NED) and Hotspot also mastered the course twice, registering the second-fastest penalty-free performance in the decisive round, securing silver honors in 37.66 seconds.

The class featured combinations representing countries from all over the world and three different nations climbed onto the podium. Pia Reich (GER) and Pb Maserati powered towards a third-place finish, doing so in 38.65 seconds.

Final Results – €25,500 CHG – Construcciones Hispano Germanas S.A. CSI 3*

1) Victor Bettendorf (LUX) & Simolo de La Roque Z – 0 / 0 – 36.51

2) Mathijs van Asten (FRA) & Hotspot – 0 / 0 – 37.66

3) Pia Reich (GER) & Pb Maserati – 0 / 0 – 38.65

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