Arezzo, Italy – March 26, 2023 – The German flag flew higher than the rest on Sunday during the conclusion of the first week of the 2023 Toscana Tour CSI 3* at the Arezzo Equestrian Centre and it was Jörne Sprehe (GER) and Hot Easy who ignited towards the win in the feature class, the €53,200 Goldspan Italia Grand Prix CSI 3*.
The dynamic duo had already finished second in the €26,900 Gold Tour Speed Challenge CSI 3* the previous day. This time, Jörne made sure that the 2012 bay Royal Dutch Sport Horse mare (Andiamo Z x Otangelo) gave all shed had, securing the win in 38.80 seconds.
The second spot on the podium was conquered by Gert Jan Bruggink (NED) Vigalio Sho Z (Vigo D Arsouilles Stx x Come ON), who matched the double clear of the eventual winners but fell short due to their final time of 39.45 seconds.
Jenny Rankin (IRL) and Imar (Carrera VDL x Indoctro) also left all the poles up for no penalties in their two efforts, completing the decisive one in 43.69 seconds for bronze honors.
Final Results – €53,200 Goldspan Italia Grand Prix CSI 3*
1) Jörne Sprehe (GER) & Hot Easy – 0 / 0 – 38.80
2) Gert Jan Bruggink (NED) & Vigalio Sho Z – 0 / 0 – 39.45
3) Jenny Rankin (IRL) & Imar – 0 / 0 – 43.69
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Photos: © Arezzo Equestrian Centre
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