CSI 4*

Abdelkebir Ouaddar & Ceika Malouine are the Masters Again, Winning the $120,000 Maciej Frankiewicz Memorial CSI 4*

Poznań, Poland – June 10, 2023 – Morocco’s Abdelkebir Ouaddar (MAR) triumphed in the $120,000 Maciej Frankiewicz Memorial CSI 4* last Saturday durign the 2023 edition of 4Foulee. Forty-eight horse-and-rider combinations took part in the 1.45m contest, counting for the Longines Rankings – competition for the trophy of the Marshal of the Wielkopolska Region, prizes of BSI and Mr Roman Roszkiewicz.

Abdelkebir Ouaddar (MAR) & Ceika Malouine

The first round was already quite a spectacle and risks had to be taken to ensure a place in the second round, decisive jump-off. Twelve riders from 8 countries advanced into the second course and once again the victory was claimed by Morocco’s Abdelkebir Ouaddar (MAR) aboard the 11-year-old bay Selle Français mare, Ceika Malouine.

Abdelkebir Ouaddar (MAR) & Ceika Malouine

After sharing the win in the $110,100 Equestrian Wielkopolska Trophy CSI 4* two days before, the dynamic duo delivered another flawless performance in the tiebreaker, blazing across the finish line in 43.68 seconds for the win.

Alexander Butler (IRL) & Chilli B

Second place was claimed by Irishman Alexander Butler (IRL) with Chilli B (Berlin x Cardento 933), matching the clean scorecard while finishin only seven-hundredths of a second slower in the jump-off.

Dirk Demeersman (BEL) & G’Majo van de Caloo Meerschen

Belgian Dirk Demeersman (BEL) conquered the third spot on the podium with G’Majo van de Caloo Meerschen (Ugano Sitte x Vigo d’Arsouilles), registering no penalties and a final time of 44.25 seconds.

Abdelkebir Ouaddar (MAR) & Ceika Malouine

Winner’s Circle – Abdelkebir Ouaddar (MAR)

“Congrats to the course designer. It was a very fast and smooth course, world-class level. I knew that my horse is very quick, but I had to risk it, because the riders before me gave their all. I would like to thank the Polish audiences – they were fantastic. I also thank theorganizers for delivering a really nice show here.” – said the winner.

Abdelkebir Ouaddar (MAR) & Ceika Malouine

Final Results – $120,000 Maciej Frankiewicz Memorial CSI 4*

1) Abdelkebir Ouaddar (MAR) & Ceika Malouine – 0 / 0 – 43.68

2) Alexander Butler (IRL) & Chill B – 0 / 0 – 43.75

3) Dirk Demeersman (BEL) & G’Majo van de Caloo Meerschen – 0 / 0 – 44.25

Source: Press Release (edited) from 4Foulee

Photos: © Kamila Tworkowska Sweetieisafruit & Asia Bręklewicz Fotografia