TNT Sires of the World 2001/2002 qualifier at Jumping Amsterdam (NED)

With a second place in the third qualifier at Jumping Amsterdam AK High Valley Z - Sire of the World 2000/2001 - with Jos Lansink consolidated his first place in the 2001/2002 compitetion of Sires of the World. In a jump-off with 12 competitors (of a total of 32 participants) only René Tebbel with the 14-year old bay Hanovarian Stieglmaier's Radiator (by Raphael) was with a clear round faster than the 12-year old bay AK high Valley Z (by Ahorn). The same two horses - Stieglmaier's Radiator and AK High Valley Z - finished in the second qualifier in Hannover also first and second. In Amsterdam on third and fourth place finished French riders David Jobertie with the 8-year old bay BWP-stallion Quasimodo van de Molendreef (by Heartbreaker) en Edouard Couperie with also 8-year old bay Selle Français-stallion For de la Hardière (by Jalisco). Fifth placed with a clear round in the jump-off was belgian rider Marc Van Dijck with the 8-year old grey Holsteiner Cumano BD (by Cassini). The fast round in the jump-off was for the 9-year old Westphalian Paramo K (by Polydor) with Franke Sloothaak, but with one fence down he only finished sixth place. 
The last qualifier in Mechlin and the finals in 's-Hertogenbosch will undoubtlessly offer the necessary excitement as the other competitors will do anything to claim the prestigious title of Sire of the World 2001/2002 and the premium that comes with it. All information about Sires of the World can also be found on internet: 
Next qualifier: 
CSI-W Mechelen (BEL) Saturday night 29 December 2001 
Indoor Brabant/CSI-W 's Hertogenbosch (NED) 21 - 24 March 2002 
Score TNT Sires of the World 2001/2002 after 3 qualifiers (Zangersheide, Hanover and Amsterdam) 
1 AK High Valley Z Jos Lansink (BEL) 71 points 
1989 KWPN by Ahorn KWPN dam's sire Conte (Holstein) 
2 Stieglmaier's Radiator René Tebbel (GER) 52 
1987 Hannover by Raphael (Westfalen) dam's sire San Fernando SF 
3 Gonzo Go Manfred Scheid (GER) 42 
1993 Oldenburg by Grannus (Hannover) dam's sire Zeus SF 
4 Le Bon Willem Greve (NED) 40 
1993 KWPN by Guidam SF dam's sire Candyboy KWPN 
5 Paramo K Franke Sloothaak (GER) 39 
1992 Westfalen by Polydor (Westfalen) dam's sire Der Clou (Westfalen) 
6 Lucky Boy D Manfred Scheid (GER) 37 
1993 Rheinland by Lucky Luke (Holstein) dam's sire Gotthard (Hannover) 
7 Gio Granno Franke Sloothaak (GER) 36 
1990 Oldenburg by Grannus dam's sire Ramino 
8 Quasimodo van de Molendreef David Jobertie (FRA) 35 
1993 BWP by Heartbreaker dam's sire Lys de Darmen 
9 Lincoln Albert Zoer (NED) 34 
1993 KWPN by Faldo KWPN dam's sire Bredero KWPN 
10 Polymiro Daniel Meech (GER) 27 
1993 Westfalen by Polydor (Westfalen) dam's sire Ramiro Z (Holstein)