Germany’s David Will wins Coca Cola Trophy in Gijon…

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ph. PDM Gijón
ph. PDM Gijón

The ensemble formed by the German rider David Will and the mare ‘SIEC Carriere’ achieved victory in the winning round of the fourth round of the CSIO 5 * Gijon 2013, scoring for the FEI Longines Ranking. Not including any faults and with a record of 39.62 seconds, Will achieved first place followed by fourteen hundredths of a second, Dutch rider Gert Jan Bruggink with ‘MCB Ulke’ and Britain’s Daniel Neilson, riding ‘Zigali PS’.

More than 8,600 spectators attended the Coca-Cola Trophy test, whose route was judged on a scale of competition in five groups, with thirteen obstacles to a maximum height of 1.50 meters and sixteen efforts.

The winners of each group of five runners of all participants agreed to winners sleeve consists of six obstacles. The Spanish presence was made ​​by the Spaniard rider Sergio Alvarez Moya and the Spaniard Santiago Nunez Riva that ended in the sixth and tenth place respectively.

The public Gijonés vibrated competitiveness shown by riders who, on the sleeve of winners, were completing outstanding performances as Will finally proclaimed winner of the big race day. “It was a spectacular event”  said David.

David Will was jubilant after his victory in the test evening of the second day and told us that “everything went great, it was a spectacular event.” “He jumped very well from the beginning, I had to break the rhythm,” he stated in reference to his mare ‘SIEC Carriere’.

This is a young talent that is in the 79th position of Ranking Longines and was delighted with the joy of the public Gijón. The German told us that the stakes are not common in these contests and “when people put money encourages riders which creates a great atmosphere.”

In the awards have once again given cites to two Whitaker family members, particularly in the fourth veteran John and fifth his nephew William, riding on ‘Argento’ and ‘Upperclass’ respectively.

Source: Press Release