Falsterbo, Sweden, July 14, 2022 – The first day of FEI action took place on Thursday at the 2022 edition of the Falsterbo Horse Show CSIO 5* and it was Karel Cox (BEL) who stole the spotlight, teaming up with Nueva Epoca de Regor to claim top honors in the SEK $253,000 Qualifier Longines Falsterbo Grand Prix CSIO 5*, presented by Trikem.
The Belgian guided his 9-year-old Belgian Warmblood Nueva Epoca de Regor (Nabab de Reve x Querlybet Hero) towards the win in the 1.50m challenge, clearing all the 12 obstacles and 14 efforts course before crossing the finish line in 61.11 seconds.
Andreas Schou (DEN) and Granate (Baltic VDL) were the runners-up, timed in 64.24 seconds. The host nation was represented on the podium by Stephanie Holmen (SWE), who completed her penalty-free performance aboard Flip’s Little Sparrow (Cardento x Robin Z) in 64.48 seconds.
Final Results – SEK $253,000 Qualifier Longines Falsterbo Grand Prix CSIO 5*, presented by Trikem
1) Karel Cox (BEL) & Nueva Epoca de Regor – 0 – 61.11
2) Andreas Schou (DEN) & Granate – 0 – 64.24
3) Stephanie Holmen (SWE) & Flip’s Little Sparrow – 0 – 64.48
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Photo: © Falsterbo Horse Show