Ben Maher takes second on day one at Knokke

Ben Maher took second in the 5* 1.45m speed with the Orlando/Lux 10-year-old Boomerang. They were 3.63 sec behind the winner, Germany’s Marcus Ehning on Singular LS La Silla.

Nick Skelton gave Big Star a steady trip to finish on one time fault for seventh. Michael Whitaker did a similar round for two time faults and ninth on Viking.

Joe Clee took 12th on the Zurich seven-year-old Junior Van Het Hulst in the Future Stars seven and eight-year-old with a steady double clear. Michael Whitaker also posted an easy double clear on the promising My Lord Carthago seven-year-old Valmy De La Lande for 19th.

In the 5* 1.50m, Joe (Fento Chin S) and Michael (JB’s Hop Property) both incurred four faults apiece to finish down the line.

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