The 49-year-old soaring Swede now leads the Global Champions Tour (GCT) after scoring a second Grand Prix win atop Catch Me Not S in the historic Royal Hospital Chelsea in London (14 August).
Six riders, including Fredricson, made it to the jump-off, but fortunately for the Swede he'd recently had a lot of practice in high stakes situations.
Twice in Japan Fredricson and horse All In found themselves in jump-offs for medals.
In the Individual Jumping competition gold was snatched from the Swede's grasp after a soaring ride from Great Britain's Ben Maher on Explosion W.
Days after in the the Team event Fredricson was a rider not be denied. He lifted his nation to gold over a wanting United States team featuring none other than Jessica Springsteen, daughter of rock legend Bruce Springsteen.
A jump-off therefore, just a week later, was no problem for Fredricson.
He took the win in London after he flashed across the line in a clear 37.93 run bettering rivals Josh Whitaker of Britain with Unick du Francport who finished second,** and **Niels Bruynseels on lusionata Van't Meulenhof who came in third.
With a total of 189 points the Swede is now 10 points clear at the top of the Tour standings with Edwina Tops-Alexander of Australia sitting in second place.