Kristy Oatley win Grand Prix Freestyle at Compiegne

04 06 2012

Another great result for Australian Equestrian overnight with Kristy Oatley and Ronan 2 winning the Compiegne Grand Prix Freestyle with a score of 74.475%. The pair was convincing in their victory and comfortable winners over second placed Pierre Subileau and Talitie of France who scored 72.750%. Dutch Karin Nijvelt/Maestro placed third (71.65%), Mary Hanna and Umbro were fourth with a score of 71.550%.

Earlier, the Grand Prix Special saw Australian combinations once again performstrongly with five riders placing in the top ten. Lyndal Oatley and Sandro Boy were the best placed combination scoring 71.556% to finish in third position. Rozzie Ryan and GV Bullwinkle were seventh with a score of 68.400%, trailing them in 8th were Hayley Beresford and Belissimo NRW who scored 68.222%. Finishing on a score of 68.045% was Brett Parbery and Lord of Loxley who secured ninth position. Mary Hanna and Sancette were 10th with a score of 67.933% and Kristy Oatley and Clive were 12th with a score of 66.911%. Chantal Wigan and Ferero competed in a consolation GP and scored 66.596% to place second.

The Special was won by Beatriz Ferrer-Salat aboard Delgado (73.045%), Morgan Barbancon Mestres on Painted Black ended up second (72.867%).

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