R34 Gold Tour victory for Nicole Walker

Young Canadian Nicole Walker claimed victory in today’s 1.40m high CSI2* Gold Tour, presented by R34 Immobilienbesitz GmbH, with Austria also able to share somewhat in the winning feeling. For the 22-year-old happens to be the granddaughter of Austro-Canadian Frank Stronach. Riding her nine-year-old mare Be Gentle, she put on a fantastic display to secure first place with 54.66 seconds.

Gregor Gschlenk (DFG Event GmbH) und Gerald Markel (R34 Immobilienbesitz GmbH) gratulierten Nicole Walker zum Sieg in der CSI2* Gold Tour. © Stefano Secchi

Gregor Gschlenk (DFG Event GmbH) und Gerald Markel (R34 Immobilienbesitz GmbH) gratulierten Nicole Walker zum Sieg in der CSI2* Gold Tour. © Stefano Secchi

Qatar’s Nasser Al Ghazali came second with nine-year-old Argelith Squid (0/55.22), with Christian Schranz (AUT/Lower Austria) taking third on V.I.P. 2, son of Krunch de Breve (0/55.55). Theresa Pachler (Lower Austria/ 5th place) on Candina, Alice Janout (Lower Austria/ 11th place) on Wodka Lime, Mario Bichler (Styria/ 12th place) on Don Dickson and Willi Fischer (Upper Austria, 13th place) also achieved high-placed finishes for Austria.

Nicole Walker (CAN) und Be Gentle waren die Nummer eins in der CSI2* R34 Gold Tour. © Stefano Secchi

Nicole Walker (CAN) und Be Gentle waren die Nummer eins in der CSI2* R34 Gold Tour. © Stefano Secchi

 

Argelith Squid sprang unter Nasser Al Ghazali (QAT) auf Rang zwei. © Michael Graf

Argelith Squid sprang unter Nasser Al Ghazali (QAT) auf Rang zwei. © Michael Graf

 

Christian Schranz (AUT/NÖ) konnte mit V.I.P. 2 einmal mehr für Österreich punkten. © Michael Graf

Christian Schranz (AUT/NÖ) konnte mit V.I.P. 2 einmal mehr für Österreich punkten. © Michael Graf

10 – CSI2* Gold Tour präsentiert von R34

Int. Springprüfung nach Strafpunkten und Zeit 1.40 m

1. Be Gentle – Walker, Nicole (CAN) 0/54.66

2. Argelith Squid – Al Ghazali, Nasser (QAT) 0/55.22

3. V.I.P. 2 – Schranz, Christian (AUT/NÖ) 0/55.55

4. Walona – Pohl, Nicola (GER) 0/57.28

5. Candina – Pachler, Theresa (AUT/NÖ) 0/57.88

6. Cantaro 32 – Al Thani, Sheikh Khalifa Abdula (QAT) 0/57.99

7. Cupido Z – Straumann, Flaminia (SUI) 0/58.75

8. Delphi – Seydoux, Florence (SUI) 0/60.50

9. Quel Homme – Al Ghazali, Nasser (QAT) 0/60.53

10.Heartbreaker 5 – Ziebicki, Michal (POL) 0/60.76

11.Wodka Lime – Janout, Alice (AUT/NÖ) 0/60.99

12.Don Dickson – Bichler, Mario (AUT/St) 0/62.09

13.Colmar 2 – Fischer, Willi (AUT/OÖ) 0/63.91

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Christian Schranz (AUT/NÖ) und Whisper von Lichten CH standen heute zum zweiten Mal als Sieger der CSI2* Silver Tour bei der Siegerehrung. © Michael Graf

Christian Schranz (AUT/NÖ) und Whisper von Lichten CH standen heute zum zweiten Mal als Sieger der CSI2* Silver Tour bei der Siegerehrung. © Michael Graf

Christian Schranz takes second in CSI2* Coca Cola Silver Tour
Two starts, two wins! Lower Austrian Christian Schranz and his 13-year-old Swiss gelding Whisper von Lichten CH had further cause for celebration today. Following their first place finish in yesterday’s CSI2* Silver Tour opening, they found themselves at the top of the mountain again today, this time winning the Coca Cola prize!

This two-phase jumping examination over 1.30m obstacles was completed flawlessly by nine riders, but no-one was able to beat the 55.53 seconds set by Christian Schranz. Johanna Sixt (AUT/Burgenland) came second, just has she had the day before, completing the examination in 56.05 seconds in the saddle of 14-year-old Holstein mare Lillifee. Tess Carmichael (GBR) finished third (0/61.60) with Unique III, son of Libero H.

Am Sprung zum CSI2* Coca Cola Silver Tour Sieg: Christian Schranz (AUT/NÖ) und Whisper von Lichten CH. © Michael Graf

Am Sprung zum CSI2* Coca Cola Silver Tour Sieg: Christian Schranz (AUT/NÖ) und Whisper von Lichten CH. © Michael Graf

Alpenspan lady Gudrun Pirker (Styria/4th place) on Alpenspan Citadelle and her team-mate Leonard Platzer (Lower Austria/5th place) on Nausica Tame claimed further high-placed finishes for Austria, as did Marietta Robitza (Lower Austria/7th place) on Galand van het Venushof, Silvana Florian (Styria/9th place) on Revolution and Benedikt Domaingo (Lower Austria/11th place) on Luxus Pur.

Lillifee sprang unter Johanna Sixt (AUT/B) heute in der CSI2* Coca Cola Silver Tour auf Rang zwei. © Michael Graf

Lillifee sprang unter Johanna Sixt (AUT/B) heute in der CSI2* Coca Cola Silver Tour auf Rang zwei. © Michael Graf

 

Die Britin Tess Carmichael belegte mit Unique III Rang drei in der CSI2* Coca Cola Silver Tour. © Michael Graf

Die Britin Tess Carmichael belegte mit Unique III Rang drei in der CSI2* Coca Cola Silver Tour. © Michael Graf

09 – CSI2* Silver Tour präsentiert von Coca Cola

Int. Springprüfung nach Strafpunkten und Zeit 1.30 m

1. Whisper von Lichten CH – Schranz, Christian (AUT/NÖ) 0/55.53

2. Lillifee – Sixt, Johanna (AUT/B) 0/56.05

3. Unique III – Carmichael, Tess (GBR) 0/61.60

4. Alpenspan Citadelle – Pirker, Gudrun (AUT/St) 0/62.81

5. Nausica Tame – Platzer, Leonard (AUT/NÖ) 0/63.33

6. G & C Don Vito – Martinez Seijas, Luis Miguel (VEN) 0/65.23

7. Galand van het Venushof – Robitza, Marietta (AUT/NÖ) 0/66.04

8. Wibert M – Kardun, Patricija (CRO) 0/71.45

9. Revolution 3 – Florian, Silvana (AUT/St) 0/71.89

10.Berlina – Kellnerova, Anna (CZE) 1/74.70

11.Luxus Pur – Domaingo, Benedikt (AUT/NÖ) 1/75.35

12.Lake Conte – Baraggioli, Maria Cristina (ITA) 2/80.12

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