Emma Stoker was best Brit in Knokke on Townhead Tallulah

Emma Stoker claimed fifth in the Gold 3* 1.45m speed in Knokke Hippique, Belgium, with Townhead Tallulah V, 3.45 sec behind the winner.

Charlotte Platt pushed the eight-year-old Verdi/Padinus stallion Jenson 55 into 12th with William Whitaker on the eight-year-old Dublin V in 17th and Chloe Aston on the nine-year-old Chico 22nd – all jumping clear. Nick Skelton gave his Rio ride Big Star a run out for one time fault.

James Fisher finished eighth on the Tangelo Van De Zuuthoeve/Guidam eight-year-old Dino in the 3* special 1.35m. William Whitaker jumped a steady double clear with the 12-year-old Zooetop for 24th.

James was also fifth in the Silver 2* special 1.30m with Dipina, a Tangelo Van De Zuuthoeve/Hapsburg eight-year-old. Kayleigh Watts was just behind with the Calvaro Z/Heartbreaker nine-year-old Charmeur with Aimee Jones on Lilly 483, a Lordanos 10-year-old, in eighth. Also double clear was Stuart Neads on Chaska II for 16th, Emma Stoker with Townhead Ballulah in 23rd and Nina Barbour on Calle in 33rd.

Cressy Neads took seventh in the seven-year-old with the Baltic VSL/Numero Uno mare Freya six sec behind the winner. And Kayleigh finished seventh on Colton Playtime.

Emma finished fourth in the five-year-old on the Cadensky/Dollar De La Pierre mare Cool Cash with a steady double clear, 7.19 sec behind the pace, and also took ninth on Shariva with one time fault.

A steady clear in the Silver 2* 1.40m speed on Townhead Campus put Emma in 21st.

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