Oliva Nova, Spain – March 26, 2022 – Pia Reich (GER) and PB Maserati powered to victory in Saturday’s Two-Phase Challenge CSI 3*, the feature class of the day during the third week of Spring Tour III at the Mediterranean Equestrian Tour.
Reich and the 2012 chestnut Belgian Warmblood gelding (Emerald x Cum Laude Z) were sumpreme in the 1.50m Longines ranking class by advancing to and completing the secnd phase without having any penalties attributed to them, securing the win in 25.05 seconds.
Victor Bettendorf (LUX) had another podium finish, this time aboard Astuce de La Roque (Kannan x Quick Star), finishing only twelve-hundredths of a second off the final time by the eventual winners.
René Tebbel (UKR) and Good Morning B (Eldorado Vd Zeshoek) completed the podium, backed by a penalty-free perofrmance all the way to the wire, crossing the final timers in 25.53 seconds.
Final Results – €25,500 Oliva Nova Beach & Golf Resort Trophy CSI 3*
1) Pia Reich (GER) & PB Maserati – 0 / 0 – 25.05
2) Victor Bettendorf (LUX) & Astuce de La Roque – 0 / 0 – 25.17
3) René Tebbel (UKR) & Good Morning B – 0 / 0 – 25.53
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