Alice Watson is best Brit in Oliva Nova and Lauren Edwards wins in Mijas


On the Spring MET III, Oliva Nova, Alice Watson claimed fourth in the six-year-old on Billy Limoncello, a Billy Congo/Andretti mare bred by Donal Barnwell. Alice also took fourth in the seven-year-old with the Balou Du Rouet/Galoubet gelding E Pilotta and seventh with Izar LB, a mare by Crazyhorse of Coco and out of a Damoiseau mare. Emily Ward was in fifth on Vragance Manciaise, a French-bred Cassini II/Power Light mare.

Tom Hollins on the OBOS Quality 004/Puissance mare Tavera was fifth in the five-year-old with Jessie Drea Sixth on the Irish-bred Amazon JD, Will Edwards seventh on the home-bred Candy Blue II, a Zambesi/Cavalier Royale mare, and Katie Fletcher in eighth with the Dutch-bred Vingino/Cornet Obolensky mare Grace C.

On the Costa del Sol tour, Mijas, Lauren Edwards claimed victory in the five-year-old with Kevin Cooper’s home-bred Pall Mall H/Kannan mare Expresso, and took second in the six-year-old on the Quintender/Corrado I gelding Quick Quintender. She also netted fourth in the seven-year-old aboard Ella Sandra G, a Zirocco Blue VDL/Emilion mare.

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Oliva Nova Results: 7YO – 1, Germany’s Jorg Oppermann/Eckhart 2 0/0 37.30; 4, Alice Watson/E Pilotta 0/0 39.73; 5, Emily Ward/Vragance Manciaise 0/0 41.30; 7, Alice Watson/Izar LB 0/0 41.63; 18, Emily Ward/Lexie III 0/0 44.91; 31, Lee Williams/Salvador 0/0 51.61. 6YO – 1, Germany’s Katrin Eckermann/Fortuna 0/0 37.90; 4, Alice Watson/Billy Limoncello 0/0 39.39; 16, Helena Cassir/Aidy Des Forets 0/0 44.15; 18, Sharon Quigley/Fiorella 0/0 44.76. 5YO – 1, Denmark’s Shannon Meinert Ketterle/Can’t Catch Me DB Z 0/0 39.88; 5, Tom Hollins/Tavera 0/0 47.59; 6, Jessie Drea/Amazon JD 0/0 48.23; 7, Will Edwards/Candy Blue II 0/0 48.31; 8, Katie Fletcher/Grace C 0/0 48.92; 12, Lori Hannan/Copain 0/0 50.46; 17, Lee Williams/Luanda 55 0/1 54.31; 18, Helena Cassir/Go For Blue HBC 0/1 54.44.

Mijas results 7YO – 1, The Netherlands’ Doron Kuipers/Eldorado J 0/0 32.21; 4, Lauren Edwards/Ella Sandra G 0/4 37.90; 7, Anna Edwards/Tahiclaud 4. 6YO – 1, Israel’s Danielle Goldstein/Finn’s Pride 0/0 46.86; 2, Lauren Edwards/Quick Quintender 0/0 51.83; 14, Sian Edwards/Troo Contest 9. 5YO – 1, Lauren Edwards/Expresso 0/0 41.90; 4, Ireland’s Sven Hadley/Cardino Z 4; 7, Lauren Edwards/Boston 11 8.

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