Grimaud, Saint Tropez, France – May 06, 2023 – Nicola Pohl (GER) and Arlo de Blondel powered past the competition in the €26,200 Hubside Jump-off Challenge CSI 3* on Saturday during the second week of the Spring Tour series at Hubside Jumping de Grimaud`s CSI 3* & CSI 2*.
Riding the 2010 chestnut Selle Français gelding (Tlaloc M x Kassidi x M. Michel Ruel), Pohl powered past two outstandings Irishmen and 9 other combinations who had advanced to the tiebreaker, leaving all the poles before crossing the finish line in 38.49 seconds.
Trevor Breen (IRL) and Germaine W (Eldorado Vd Zeshoek x Armstrong) were the closest ones, matching the clean scorecard of the eventual winners before finishing second in 38.79 seconds.
Cian O`Connor (IRL) was the other Irish rider to make it to the top three. He guided Eve d`Ouilly (Qlassic Bois Margot x Poor Boy) over all the 1.45m obstacles on his way to completing their second penalty-free performance in 38.99 seconds.
Final Results – €26,200 Hubside Jump-off Challenge CSI 3*
1) Nicola Pohl (GER) & Arlo de Blondel – 0 / 0 – 38.49
2) Trevor Breen (IRL) & Germaine W – 0 / 0 – 38.79
3) Cian O`Connor (IRL) & Eve d`Ouilly – 0 / 0 – 38.99
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