Heath Ryan and Regardez Moi win Melbourne CDI-W Freestyle
Heath Ryan takes out the Dressage Grand Prix Freestyle at the Equestrian Grand Final
Heath Ryan and Regardez Moi have won the Melbourne CDI-W Grand Prix Freestyle overnight.
The combination’s score of 70.050 was just shy of the score they achieved at the Sydney CDI but they remain at the top of the 2012 Equestrian Grand Final Dressage leader board thanks to their 71.275 score from Sydney.
Caroline Wagner and Tango V made the biggest leap on the leader board moving from ninth to fifth position. Their score of 66.725 in the Melbourne GP Freestyle also put them in second position on the night.
Scoring 63.725, Jeremy Janjic and Django of Cacharel just edged out Kerry Mack and Mayfield Pzazz for third place.
Eight combinations lined up to compete in this year's CDI-W Grand Prix Freestyle which was staged at the 55th annual Melbourne International Three Day Event. A good crowd gathered in the indoor arena at the Werribee Park National Equestrian Centre to witness some of Australia's best local Dressage riders perform.
Full results from the Melbourne CDI-W Grand Prix Freestyle are as follows:
Heath Ryan on Regardez Moi 70.050%
Caroline Wagner and Tango V 66.725%
Jeremy Janjic and Django of Cacharel 63.725%
Kerry Mack and Mayfield Pzazz 63.700%
Maree Tomkinson and Diamantina 61.550%
Fiona McNaught and Ostra 60.425%
Meaghan Willis and Roxbury Armistice 60.200%
Sharon Carroll and Rancho Assassin 58.925%
After three qualifiying rounds, the Equestrian Grand Final Leader boad for Dressage standings are as follows:
The next chance for riders to claim one of 12 automatic qualifying positions for the Dressage Grand Final - which will take place at this year’s EQUITANA from Melbourne 15-18 - will be at the Brisbane CDI from July 27-29.