Lara Whiteway is in the money in Morocco
In El Jadida 3* on the Royal tour of Morocco, Lara Whiteway eased VDL Groep Alitta into fifth in the 1.30m speed, just behind British-based Irishman Richard Howley, fourth on Calmond. Ireland’s Marion Hughes finished second on HHS Fortuna, 0.92 sec behind Saudi Arabia’s Abdullah Al Sharbatlyon AD Argos.
Four faults in the second phase of the 1.45m dropped Rowan Willis and Shark to 12th. Nine faults in the first phase put Robert Whitaker and Catwalk out of contention.
Isabelle George took 13th in the 1.25m on Jaliska Van De Heide.
The Joker proved the downfall of Kate Whitaker on Eunomia and Isabelle with STS Lloyd in the 1.30m accumulator and they finished 19th and 21st respectively.
In Lier 2*, Belgium, William Whitaker slotted the Baloubet Du Rouet/Nabab De Reve 13-year-old Diablesse De Muze into fifth in the 1.30m speed with a steady clear.
Four faults in round one of the 1.45m dropped William and Fento Chin S down the order to 22nd. The USA’s Lauren Hough claimed the win on Quantas 15 in the 15-strong jump-off.
In Le Mans 2*, France, a demanding 1.40m track with a tight time witnessed only four first round clears, Alex Rident and the Cassini eight-year-old Ucello Massuere coming home on three faults for sixth spot. Paul George and the Hors La Loi 13-year-old wKD Cairo took 16th.
Alex took eighth in Friday’s 1.30m speed on Tabasco Des Gres, and Paul’s steady clear in the 1.35m speed claimed 16th with WKD Cairo.
Tina Guppy claimed second and third in the amateur 1.10m with Conte K and Domingo, just short of three sec behind the winner. Paul and Lotus finished sixth.
On Friday, Tina rode into sixth in the amateur 1.10m with Conte K and 10th on Domingo. Paul finished ninth here on Lotus. In the amateur 1.20m, Paul claimed fifth with Unique on Friday and went one place better for fourth 24 hours later.
In St Lo, France, Dan Delsart jumped into second in the 1* 1.20m on Drumin Jacko just 0.28 sec behind the winner. Harry Bateman took fifth on Venus Du Dun with Lucy Wood 13th on Cristiaan.
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