Our horses Celena VDL (Mr. Blue x Chin Chin), VDL Friso SMH (Bugatti x Chin Chin) and Emotion VDL (Arezzo x Contender) recently moved to the stables of the Brasilian toprider Marlon Modolo Zanotelli. Before they were ridden by James Billington and Ernesto Canseco Olvera. Last weekend Zanotelli took them to the Vilamoura show in Portugal and they started off well.. Celena VDL placed 4th in a 1.40m class. VDL Friso SMH placed 5th in a 1.35m class and Emotion VDL was 3rd and 8th in 1.35m classes.
In the Grand Prix Duc D’Arsouilles (Quasimodo van de Molendreef x Nabab de Reve) and his rider Timothy Page placed 6th.
Funnycan (Zavall x Monaco), won with his rider Laura Mantel a 1.35m class and placed 7th in a 1.25m class.
Also high placed were:
2nd 1.45m: Aliana (Mill Reef VDL X Monaco), ridden by Thierry Goffinet
4th 1.40m: Caletto (Cardento x Corland), ridden by Marta Bottanelli
4th 1.20m: Lanton Z (Landlord x Quinar Z), ridden by Aleksandra Pushkarskaya
5th 1.45m: Amerigo (Cardento x Rocky), ridden by Celine Schoonbroodt
6th 1.40m + 9th 1.45m: Bellamy II (Cardento x Baloubet du Rouet), ridden by Sammie Jo Coffin
9th 1.40m: VDL Cassius (Douglas x Lord Noble), ridden by Phillip Spivey