MICHALOWICE, POLAND - Goldcoast VDL (Zirocco Blue VDL x Chin Chin) has claimed victory under Matas Petraitis (LTU) in Michalowice in the CSI2* Grand Prix over 1.45m. Graziano (Baltic VDL x Great Pleasure) and Micky Morssinkhof (NED) placed fifth. Icon VDL (Bubalu x Cardento) and Hessel Hoekstra (NED) achieved a nice seventh place in this Grand Prix.
The 1.35m was won by Secret Weapon L (Bubalu VDL x Acobat II) and Dawid Skiba (POL).
Ligeunerin (Corporal VDL x Silverstone), bred by the VDL Stud, won the CSIYH1* Youngster Tour Final for five-year-olds over 1.20m with Hessel Hoekstra (NED).
Goldstar W (Grand Slam VDL x Balou du Rouet), who was previously approved at the Polish AES Stallion Selection, came in second under Dawid Skiba (POL).
Loudon (Etoulon VDL x Numero Uno) and Rikke Andersen (DEN) also remained double clear and finished third.
Lodewijk van Lange Weeren (Freeman VDL x Corland), also ridden by Rikke Andersen (DEN) came in fifth place.
Lauder's Smh (Glenfiddich VDL x Zapatero VDL) and Maureen Bonder (NED) were sixth, while Lord Toulon (Etoulon VDL x Jokinal de Bornival) and Jasmin Seppälä (FIN) were seventh.
Picture: Zirocco Blue VDL