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Babolna Derby was held for the fourteenth time

Babolna, Hungary. Saturday 29 April 2017. Although organised for the fourteenth time it was the second year that Babolna Derby event was held under the umbrella of Sheikh Mansoor Festival.
Babolna has a stud farm with 268 horses, the core consists of 19 stallions and 51 breeding mares and is a traditional breeding centre for Purebred Arabian horses.

This Babolna Derby is the part of the Hungarian championship which has four rounds.

This time riders from Poland, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Slovakia, Austria, Romania and the host country Hungary were taking part.

Endurance World Babolna Derby. Leading duo.A lot of races were scheduled with national rides of 40, 60 and 80km and five international races CEI3* 160km, CEI2* 120km, CEIJYR2*120km. CEI1* 80km and CEIJYR1* 80km.

The winner of the 160 km was Helga Wunderer with Hariya Ed (AUT) who was on the podium throughout the whole race.
Helga was under pressure till the finish and testimony was that Slovakian Lucia Starovecka (Kataki) lost out at the finish with only one second.
Third place went to Polish rider Krzystof Wojtecki (Maja)
The best condition award was given to Lucia Starovecka’s horse Kataki from Slovakia.

Endurance World Babolna Derby. Rider catching the leaders.Only two finishers in the CEI2* 120km where József Tóth scored a comfortable victory with his horse Dahoman Jazeera and Leticia Szosz (Koheilan Adu P) came second.
But that didn’t mean that there was no challenge since Tereza Kopecka (Urem du Barthas) was mingling for podium place till declared out for irregular gait at the third vet check.

In the CEIYJ2* 120km we saw victory of Fabian Gradwohl (Koheilan Kotta) and Anna Pek Lili (Zarib P) in second.

The CEI1* 80km turned out to be a close finish after early leader Philipp Fuchs (Majshida Bint Nirwan) who was victim of irregular gait at the second vet check.
The top three finished within two seconds with Barbara Promberger (Amirah Bint Takko) claiming first, Enya Marie Promberger (Asmara) second and Margarete Bors (O’bajan Boldizsar) third.

Another Hungarian rider stood on the top of the podium and that was in CEIYJR1* 80 km with Margareta Mihók riding Nyeremény and the second place went to Monika Betlehem (Mandula)

Text provided by: Letícia Szösz
Photo credit: Lajos Fodor


Babolna Derby Results

PositionRiderNationalityHorse
Bábolna. CEI3* 160km
1stHelga WundererAUTHariya Ed
2ndLucia StaroveckaSVKKataki
3rdKrzystof WojteckiPOLMaja
Bábolna. CEI2* 120km
1stJózsef TóthHUNDahoman Jazeera
2ndLeticia SzoszHUNKoheilan Adu P
Bábolna. CEI2YJ* 120km
1stFabian GradwohlAUTKoheilan Kotta
2ndAnna Pek LiliHUNZarib P
Bábolna. CEI1* 80km
1stBarbara PrombergerROUAmirah Bint Takko
2ndEnya Marie Promberger ROUAsmara
3rdMargarete BorsHUNO'bajan Boldizsar
Bábolna. CEIYJ1* 80km
1stMargareta MihókHUNNyeremény
2ndMonika BetlehemHUNMandula
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Babolna Derby was held for the fourteenth time

Babolna, Hungary. Saturday 29 April 2017. Although organised for the fourteenth time it was the second year that Babolna Derby event was held under the umbrella of Sheikh Mansoor Festival.
Babolna has a stud farm with 268 horses, the core consists of 19 stallions and 51 breeding mares and is a traditional breeding centre for Purebred Arabian horses.

This Babolna Derby is the part of the Hungarian championship which has four rounds.

This time riders from Poland, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Slovakia, Austria, Romania and the host country Hungary were taking part.

Endurance World Babolna Derby. Leading duo.A lot of races were scheduled with national rides of 40, 60 and 80km and five international races CEI3* 160km, CEI2* 120km, CEIJYR2*120km. CEI1* 80km and CEIJYR1* 80km.

The winner of the 160 km was Helga Wunderer with Hariya Ed (AUT) who was on the podium throughout the whole race.
Helga was under pressure till the finish and testimony was that Slovakian Lucia Starovecka (Kataki) lost out at the finish with only one second.
Third place went to Polish rider Krzystof Wojtecki (Maja)
The best condition award was given to Lucia Starovecka’s horse Kataki from Slovakia.

Endurance World Babolna Derby. Rider catching the leaders.Only two finishers in the CEI2* 120km where József Tóth scored a comfortable victory with his horse Dahoman Jazeera and Leticia Szosz (Koheilan Adu P) came second.
But that didn’t mean that there was no challenge since Tereza Kopecka (Urem du Barthas) was mingling for podium place till declared out for irregular gait at the third vet check.

In the CEIYJ2* 120km we saw victory of Fabian Gradwohl (Koheilan Kotta) and Anna Pek Lili (Zarib P) in second.

The CEI1* 80km turned out to be a close finish after early leader Philipp Fuchs (Majshida Bint Nirwan) who was victim of irregular gait at the second vet check.
The top three finished within two seconds with Barbara Promberger (Amirah Bint Takko) claiming first, Enya Marie Promberger (Asmara) second and Margarete Bors (O’bajan Boldizsar) third.

Another Hungarian rider stood on the top of the podium and that was in CEIYJR1* 80 km with Margareta Mihók riding Nyeremény and the second place went to Monika Betlehem (Mandula)

Text provided by: Letícia Szösz
Photo credit: Lajos Fodor


Babolna Derby Results

PositionRiderNationalityHorse
Bábolna. CEI3* 160km
1stHelga WundererAUTHariya Ed
2ndLucia StaroveckaSVKKataki
3rdKrzystof WojteckiPOLMaja
Bábolna. CEI2* 120km
1stJózsef TóthHUNDahoman Jazeera
2ndLeticia SzoszHUNKoheilan Adu P
Bábolna. CEI2YJ* 120km
1stFabian GradwohlAUTKoheilan Kotta
2ndAnna Pek LiliHUNZarib P
Bábolna. CEI1* 80km
1stBarbara PrombergerROUAmirah Bint Takko
2ndEnya Marie Promberger ROUAsmara
3rdMargarete BorsHUNO'bajan Boldizsar
Bábolna. CEIYJ1* 80km
1stMargareta MihókHUNNyeremény
2ndMonika BetlehemHUNMandula
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