Maikel van der Vleuten convincing winner
The Gemeente ’s-Hertogenbosch Prize, a Table A competition with two rounds, was convincingly won by Maikel van der Vleuten and his super fast 11-year-old mare Dana Blue. 25 combinations qualified for the second round. Maikel was 15th to go with the Mr Blue daughter and set a time of 30.64 seconds none of the 10 following riders, among them Harrie Smolders, Jeroen Dubbeldam, Marcus Ehning and Peder Fredricson, could better. Germany’s Marcus Ehning came closest when he crossed the finish line in 31.66 seconds with Cristy. Emanuele Gaudiano finished in third place with the young Kingston van het Eikenhof for Italy. They stopped the clock at 31.76 seconds.