28/09/2020 – The Derbies, Futurities, Pre-Futurities and Maturities fly over our heads at this moment. The NRHA France Maturity in Le Pin (FRA) and the NRHA Austria Maturity in Wiener Neustadt (AUT) were scheduled concurrent with the NRHA Germany Breeders Derby in Rieden-Kreuth (GER). The € 60,000 added Italian Maturity (October 6-10) and € 120.00 added NRHA Germany Breeders Futurity (October 10-17) are in line.
Le Petit Far West in Le Pin is known as a favorite place for Belgian riders and once again they performed well at the show. In the L4 Open Maturity (17 entries) Kim Obenhaus, actually being a German native but operating from Belgium, and Sheez A Tuff Jacky owned by Alicia Nouwen tied for 2nd place posting a 218,5, together with Italians Stefano Ferri en TG West Joe Cash owned by Sophie Falconnier. Posting a 222,5 French Clémence Neveux and Frankiegoestoholywod owned by Thomas Soutric claimed the title. Quentin Galliere piloted Zirkonia With A Twist owned by Koen Brutsaert to 4th place, posting a 218,0. In L2 (9) Obenhaus claimed the title and Galliere reserve honors. With ND Winchester Gun owned by Thomas Hardy Galliere placed 3rd, posting a 213,0.
In the L4 Non Pro Maturity (15) Pascal de Decker and RS Spat Man O War placed 4th, posting a 213,5. Bo Brutsaert and Zirkonia With A Twist posted a 212,5, placing 5th. Posting a 216,0, the title was claimed by French youth rider Swann Fournols and RR Double Gun; the reserve title by French Charlène Aubreton and A Reminic Star, posting a 215,0. Both riders were also in the lead in the L2 (18) division. Brutsaert placed 3rd.
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Photo: Kim Obenhaus and Sheez A Tuff Jacky. Photo: John Photography