Thill EAC Rookie Pro-, Palasova 13&Under- and Cejka 14-18 Champion16 July 2023
16/07/2023 – Yesterday morning the NRHA European Affiliate Championship (EAC) $ 1.500 added Rookie Professional- (7 entries), $ 100 added Youth 13&Under- (7) and $ 100 added Youth 14-18 classes have been concluded at CS Ranch in Givrins (SUI). In de Rookie Pro class 3 combinaties marked a 212,0: Lunn Thill (LUX) with the 7-year-old stallion DS Little Ottaviogun [GFC Quixote Gun], Margaux Legrand (FRA) with the 9-year-old stallion Reloaded Gun [Gunner] and Maria Astikainen (FIN) with the 7-year-old stallion Gun Secorina [Hollywood Gun Dunnit]. The run off was decided in favor of Thill, Legrand and Astikainen tied for Reserve Champion.
In the category 13&Under Anna Palasova (CZE) and the 6-year-old gelding Dr Who [Shiners Voodoo Dr]. claimed the title marking a 212,0. The co-Reserve Champion title was rewarded to 3 combinations all marking a 211,5: Emma Louise Eggen (NOR) and the 7-year-old gelding Gunna Spook [Spooks Gotta Gun], Lotte de Boever (BEL and the 14-year-old gelding Spook N Ruff [Smart Spook] and Victoire Molla Guisset (FR) and the 9-year-old gelding Whizkey Coated Kiss [Whizkey N Diamonds].
In the category 14-18 the Czech were strong again. Posting a 218,5 Vladimir Cejka and the 9-year-old gelding Remy Rooster SG [Remin Whiz] claimed the title. Posting a 213,0 reserve honors went to Sara Karasova and the 6-year-old mare Wimpy N Mercedes [Mercedes Rooster]. Jody Fonck (BEL) and the 7-year-old gelding Smart Spooky Joe [Lil Joe Cash] posted a 212,0 tying for third place with Lou Covarel (FRA) and the 13-year-old gelding Big Chex Olena [Big Chex To Cash].
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Photo: Vladimir Cejka and Remin Rooster SG. Photo: Tom Hautmann, GER