Apr 17, 2023 12.15
LIER - The 10-year-old Ilypsho (VDL Zirocco Blue x Ircolando) won the CSIJ-A Grand Prix over 1.40m in Lier under Vic De Plecker (BEL). Ilypsho is out of the breeding of N.G.M. Santvoort (NED)
Kobalt (Harley x Indorado), ridden by Siebe Leemans (NED), came fourth in this competition.
Mrs Van De Lande-Van den Berg (NED) bred the eight-year-old Kobalt.
In the CSIU25-A Grand Prix over 1.45m, places 5, 6 and 8 were for offspring of VDL stallions.
Fifth were Ofaline v/h Hanneweehof (Cardento x Diamant de Semilly) and Claire Putters (BEL).
Hanewee-hof (Quasten - Lardenoit) (BEL) bred Ofaline v/h Hanneweehof.
My Premier Touch (Hold Up Premier x Touchdown) and Olivia Natasha Poole (GBR) came sixth.
B. & G. Campbell (IRE) bred My Premier Touch, an 11-year-old gelding.
Eighth place was for Lugaignac des Pouplis (VDL Atlantic x Crown Z), ridden by Yannick Janssen Van Grunsven (NED). Arielle Et Laurent Vlodaver - Loffet (BEL) bred Lugaignac des Pouplis.
Picture: VDL Zirocco Blue