Gracioso Strong in the CDI Grand Prix

Thu, 06/14/2001 - 00:00
2001 CDIO Aachen

In dressage 16-year-old Gracioso showed his qualities once again with Nadine Capellmann. With 1860 points the Grundstein son won the "kd-Preis-Grand Prix (not part of the CDIO tour)

ahead of Renaissance Fleur, ridden by Monica Theodorescu (Sassenberg), who had 94 points less. Equal third were Hubertus Schmidt with My Fair Lady and Wolfram Wittig riding Breitling W with 1741 points.

In the Prix St. Georges she had to share victory, but in the Intermediate I European Young Rider Champion took first place with Slow Fox (1460) ahead of Heike Kemmer (Isernhagen) with Bonaparte. Olympic Champion Anky van Grunsven (Netherlands) rode her young horse Krack C to third place.

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