Three horses from the VDL Stud qualified for the finals of the FEI World Championship of the 5 year old jumpers in Lanaken. Highest placed was Irvington VDL (Dallas x Quick Star), ridden by Alex Gill. Irvington VDL jumped a clearround in the jump-off and finished in 9th place.
Ibiza (Cardento x Kojak) and Victoria Gulliksen placed 45th and Iron Maiden (Quasimodo vd Molendreef x Indorado) and James Billington placed 51st.
More offspring of VDL stallions qualified for the finals:
In 3rd place finished Indoctro’s son HHS Vancouver, ridden by Michale Pender. Both Dallas and Quasimodo van de Molendreef had two descendents qualified for the finals:
19th Shanroe Barney (Dallas x Elcaro), ridden by Conor Drain.
40th Indy MBF (Quasimodo vd Molendreef x Air Jordan), ridden by Niels Knape
51st Itouch DHH (Emilion x Quick Star), ridden by Aldo Intagliata