Phillip Spivey takes second in France on Smirnov


Phillip Spivey finished second in the 1.35m with the Romanov II/Kannan 10-year-old Smirnov in Cagnes-sure-Mer 2*, France. He was beaten by France’s Cedric Hurel on Royal Destinee.Chad Fellows was best Brit on Beat Me in the 1.45m, won by Ireland’s Bertram Allen on Quarto Mail. John Daker on Credit Card and Dale Burnham with Romanella Gold were also placed down the line in the hotly-contended speed class.Ben Raistrick earned fourth spot in the 1.25m on Top Limit and James Emblen topped the 1.15m aboard Winding CH.

At WEF, Wellington, Ben Maher claimed sixth in the Douglas Elliman 1.45m classic on Aristo Z, a Andiamo/Flamenco De Semilly 12-year-old initially produced in Britain by Barry Dove. Doda de Miranda won on Ad Nouvelle Europe Z.George Whitaker took eighth in the six-year-old on Billy Alabama.

And in San Giovanni, Italy, Elliott Gordon was third in the 1.35m on Lavinio 12.

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Results: CSI2* 1.45m – 1, Ireland’s Bertram Allen/Quarto Mail 0 67.20; 5, Chad Fellows/Beat Me 0 71.39; 16, John Daker/Credit Card 0 77.65; 17, Dale Burnham/Romanella Gold 0 79.42. 1.35m – 1, France’s Cedric Hurel/Royal Destinee 0 60.15; 2, Phillip Spivey/Smirnov 0 63.55; 12, John Daker/Casino II 0 70.92. CSI 1* 1.25m – 1, France’s Jaques Helmlinger/Uvana Mouche 0/0 27.11; 4, Ben Raistrick/Top Limit 0/0 28.13; 12, James Williams/Calinka VH Maarlo Z 4/0 30.47. 1.15m – 1, James Emblen/Winding CH 0 59.65. YOUNG HORSE 1* 6YO – 1, Belgium’s Maxime Harmegnies/Castania 6 0/0 41.27; 8, Abigail Newbery/Frasier 0/0 46.29; 19, Chad Fellows/Cassalfino 4 96.81; 23, Chad Fellows/Foss 4 98.21. 7YO – 1, France’s Daphne Ratzel/Vitot Kervec 0/0 41.00; 13, Phillip Spivey/Monsoon Monday 0/0 47.18; 31, Chloe Winchester/Romany 4 92.77.

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