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Big day of competition ahead at OTTO SPORT AUSTRALIA Sydney CDI3*

A big day of competition has started at Australia's biggest international dressage event, the OTTO SPORT AUSTRALIA Sydney CDI3* at Sydney International Equestrian Centre (SIEC).

The Flexible Fit FEI Junior Team Competition CDI-J started in SIEC's indoor arena at 8am, with round one of the Young Horse and Pony classes also kicking off outside.

Widderstein Stables Young Horse 5yo class this morning

Widderstein Stables Young Horse 5yo class this morning

A highlight of today's competition will be the OTTO SPORT AUSTRALIA FEI Grand Prix CDI3*, which takes place from 2.30pm in the indoor arena.

Day one action at Sydney CDI saw Gitte Donvig and the imported mare Harmonie W take out the Woodside Warmbloods Prix St Georges CDN competition with 70.35%. Harmonie W is owned by Mary and Robert Hanna, and is by Hotline.

The Pryde's EasiFeed Intermediate II Competition CDN was also decided on day one, with Queensland-based rider Emma Flavelle-Watts riding Cabaret C to victory with 70.06%. The German-bred mare is owned by Kaz Roe, and is by Canto.

The OTTO SPORT AUSTRALIA Sydney CDI3* takes place from until Saturday, May 4. Tickets are available from the venue at SIEC.

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