Kronenberg, The Netherlands – December 16, 2022 – Gregory Wathelet (BEL) galloped to another win on Thursday at the Peelbergen Equestrian Centre. The Belgian teamed up with Cartaro 2 to win the €25,500 Stal Hendrix CSI 2*. Wathelet and the 2010 grey Oldenburg stallion (Carinue x Chacco Blue) overcame 10 other combinations in the jump-off of the 1.45m contest, doing so in flawless fashion and completing their performance 44.65 seconds.
Jeroen Dubbeldam (NED) was more conservating aboard Investment (Kannan x Gelha’s VDL Emilion), completing their second fault-free effort over two second slower than the eventual winners, but still managing to secure a respectable second-place finish due to their final time of 42.40 seconds.
The podium was completed by Egor Shchibrik (PLE) with Cornet’s Spirit (Cornet Obolensky x Con Spirit), who were clocked in 44.65 seconds at the end of their tiebreaker run.
Final Results – €25,500 Stal Hendrix Prix CSI 2*
1) Gregory Wathelet (BEL) & Cartaro 2 – 0 / 0 – 40.27
2) Jeroen Dubbeldam (NED) & Investment – 0 / 0 – 42.40
3) Egor Shchibrik (PLE) & Cornet’s Spirit – 0 / 0 – 44.65
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