Ben Maher claimed a win in Vilamoura’s big class of the day, the 1.45m, on day one of this meeting in Portugal with Aristo Z. The Andiamo/Flamenco De Semilly 12-year-old finished with 0.82 sec in hand.
On clear and four, Ben and second ride Cliff 67 took 15th with Harriet Nuttall and A Touch Imperious in 19th with four faults in round one.
Harriet jumped to victory in the 2* 1.35m speed with the Cougar/Flagmount Damond 15-year-old Highland Cruiser, winning by 1.32 sec. Philip Spivey took ninth on Virginia 188 with Harriet just behind in 10th on second ride Dulf. Ben jumped a steady round on Thalis Du Roque to finish on two time faults.
Philip took fifth in the 2* 1.30m on the Ard VDL Douglas 11-year-old VDL Cassius just over a sec in arrears.
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