Anna Power lifts the grand prix in Ascain


Anna Power and Blazer B lifted the 1.45m Grand Prix at Ascain 2*, France.

Ten of 53 starters supplied first round clears with four posting double clears, Anna and the Tombola/Lord Z 10-year-old Blazer coming home in the quickest time to win by 0.33 sec.

Jemma Kirk and Quelisto were a fraction quicker, but a rail on the floor dropped them to eighth.

Jess Mendoza took fourth on Sam De Bacon in Arnhem’s 3* big tour grand prix.

Eight from a field of 50 reached the jump-off with six providing double clears. Jess and the Kashmir Van Schuttershof 10-year-old Sam De Bacon was 3.24 sec behind the winner, Netherlands’ Michel Hendrix and Baileys, on a roll after their 4* grand prix win at Bolesworth. William Funnell finished sixth on the nine-year-old mare Billy Cool in the small tour 1.35m final, 2.80 sec behind the pace. Jess also produced a double clear for 11th on Jonker van Sombeke.

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