MAX ROUTLEDGE RIDING ZOON VAN LONDON AND BRIAN CASSIDY RIDING BABEL, ARE THE WINNERS OF THE 7yr-old
There were 474 competitors in the Young Horse classes.
In the 1.35m 7yr-old class today there were two sections.
In section A the British combination of Max Routledge and Zoon Van London (Carembar De Muze x Walesta), took the win in 26.12sec adding another qualifying clear round to their score towards the final. In second place, the French rider Benoit Petitjean, riding Bellini D’Argonne (Baloubet Du Rouet x Mirage D’Argonne) in 26.71sec. In third was another British rider Phillip Miller, with Zirko Ni Um (Zirocco Blue Vdl x Vanessa Van De Helle) in 26.83sec. 73 horses jumped in this section and 42 had double clears.
In section B; the Irish combination Brian Cassidy and Babel (Diamant De Semilly x Rafale Du Murier) took first place in 25.78sec; closely followed by the British rider Jake Saywell on Galaxcy (Cedric x Sosopoehpoeh) in just 25.84sec. In third was Swedish rider, Jacob Hellström on Ginger Blue (Plot Blue x Royal Rose), in 26,38sec.
73 combinations took part with 40 adding a double clear.
In the first section of the 1.15m 6yr-old class, we had a Spanish top two. Kevin González de Zarate and Mayflower Van De Kran (CDE) were the best combination; with Jaime Gabarrón and Nacar de Quijas (CDE) taking second. In third was the French rider Thomas Rebotton on Sarentina KJ (Spartacus TN x Carentina).
In section B, the Belgian rider Virginie Thonon, with Gypsy De L’Epinette (Button Sitte x Abbey-Road) took the win. It was a Spanish second and third, with Luis Astolfi, on Quiwiti (CDE) and Álvaro Díaz García, on Johnnie Walker (Action Breaker x Sanne). There were 196 combinations overall, with 144 going clear.
In the 5yr-old class there were 135 entries in total and 85 clears.
It was a British top two, Matthew Sampson and Jafabalou (Kronos D’Ouilly x Girella) were first; Laura Robinson, on Isba Caps (Action Breaker x Krista) were second. In third was the Irish rider Emily Turkington, on Comdero II Van Beek Z (Comme Il Faut x Derona).
In section B, there was another Irish success, with the win going to Darragh Ryan on CSF Sir George (Sir Shutterfly x Norrira). It was a Spanish second and third with Alejandro Fernández, on Dianvaro BF (CDE); Jaime Gabarrón on Double R Bangkok & Walyro (Toulon x Eurocommerce Berlin) (CDE).
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