29/10-2021 -Of the 25% Dutch/Belgian entries in the preliminaries op the NRHA European Non Pro Derby only a few make it back to the finals. Dries Verschueren (BEL) and the 6-year-old mare Smart Little Ruffle [Smart Spook] took the lead in both L4 and L3 by posting a 217,0. To make it back to the both finals a 211,5 was required. Verschueren also qualified for both finals with the 8-year-old gelding Missedouttinseltown [Hollywoodstinseltown] by posting a 214,5. Posting a 216,5 Bo Brutsaert (BEL) and the 5-year-old mare KB CJ Gun [CJ Whiz] took the lead in L2 and advance to the L2-, L3- and L4 finals. To make it back to the L2 finals a 210,5 was required. Posting a 212,0 Sharon de Groot (NLD) and the 5-year-old stallion Tinsel Whizington [Tinsel Jac] make it back to the L4 finals. Patricia Waaijer (NLD) and the 5-year-old mare Shinerslightningbug [[Hollywoodstinseltown] and Siebe van Bekhoven (BEL) and the 6-year-old gelding WS Check My Pedigree [Wimpys Smoking Gun] both posted a 211,5, making it back to the L4-, L3-, L2- and L1 finals. In Both L1 and the Youth division Pauline Engel (GER) and the 7-year-old mare Gumpatrashya [Gunnatrashya] took the lead by posting a 214,5. To make it back to the L1 finals a 211,0 was required.
In the APHA L4 Non Pro Derby scheduled class in class with the NRHA preliminaries Stephanie Blessing (GER) and the 5-year-old mare Dance Gotta Gun [Spooks Gotta Gun] claimed the title by posting a 215,5.
The finals are scheduled for Sunday. You can follow the action free of charge visiting the Equitá Lyon live streaming. Visit www.nrhaeuropeanderby.com for additional information.

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Photo: Dries Verschueren and Smart Little Ruffle. Photo: Wanted Photos, ITA