Jung wins, Price 2nd, Jung 3rd – Rolex 2015

You are not the next Michael Jung.

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The Rolex ring crew was very busy picking up poles round after round as the stadium course proved as influential as the cross-country. However, one amazing mare from Germany, the 10-year-old, SATHU, Fischerrocana FST and her Eventing master rider Michael Jung (GER) was the only pair in the entire field of starters to finish on their dressage score.

The overnight leader Tim Price (NZL) and his 12-year-old, KWPN, gelding Wesko, dropped one rail adding 4 penality points to their dressage score of 36.3 ending with a 40.3 which put him behind the mare’s score of 39.3 in a very tight race.

Michael and his long-time and favourite horse (view Press Conference below) La Biosthetique – Sam FBW, dropped two rails to finish on 44.7 and take the third place position.

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Highest placed Thoroughbred: 12th on a 67.5 Donner 12-years-old, ridden by Lynn Symansky (USA)

Highest placed rookie rider: 17th on a 78.0 Elias Wallace (USA) on Simply Priceless, 14-year-old Thoroughbred

Biggest climb after dressage: 18th on a 78.5 Tim Bourke (IRE) and Luckaun Quality, 10-year-old Irish Sport Horse moved up 52 placings from 70th after dressage when he scored a 68.5. He added 4 cross-country time penalties, 1 rail and 2 stadium time faults.

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