MET 2 Oliva Nova starts with the young horses

The MET 2 tour, Oliva Nova, kicked off this week with the young horse classes. The first day all double clear shared first. Today (Wednesday) Louise Pavitt won the seven-year-old on Jaffar De Bourguignon, Jamie Wingrove and Heartstring (pictured) took second in the six-year-old with Ireland's Ivan Dalton in fourth on Khan VD Donkhoeve and Clem McMahon fifth with Hilton Alibi. The Irish dominated the five-year-old, Ivan won on Barynia Jo, Francis Connor (Goya) was third, Roger McCrea took fourth and fifth with Babour Derick and Felix and Shane O'Reilly (Birdy Du Thot) took sixth.

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