Kiarra Hulme is on form at Northcote Stud
Kiarra Hulme claimed victory in the Blue Chip JC/JA Pro Sparkle at Northcote Stud with Cashmira III.
Kiarra was on form with two ponies in the final decider. Four double clears were produced and JA ponies dominated, with Kiara providing the quickest time on the eight-year-old mare Cashmira III. And she also snatched third on the 11-year-old Bombay III, sandwiching Katie Clarke on the Irish 19-year-old JA Baussy Jones into second.
Also taking qualifying places was – Robert Murphy in fourth and fifth on Buddy Love and Ballinamura Omeara, sixth-placed Kate Baxter with Bond’s Glen, Libby Hounslow in seventh aboard Sandlings Pythagoras and Lottie Mayvers on Gortahork Maeve in eighth.
Lottie and the Irish-bred seven-year-old mare Maeve triumphed in the Blue Chip coral qualifier, outpacing all to take the top spot.
Madison Jamison netted second with Flavia and Olivia Ratcliffe slotted the dun seven-year-old Song of Jerricho into third. Molly Potts Fowles took fourth aboard Ginger T with Emily Cumming on Riversdale Sioux in fifth. Also qualifying for the Blue Chip final was Faye Sutton on Our Dun in sixth and Madison Jamison aboard Cheeki Rafiki in seventh.
Madison was on form, taking the top two of the newcomers/1m. She topped the class with the Verdi/Heartbreaker six-year-old Flavia, the fastest of seven double clears, and claimed second on the eight-year-old Cheeki Rafiki.
Melissa Dyer was third on Hacker Jack with Goldie Morgan in fourth on Dylasau Derior.
Olivia and Song of Jerricho took the top spot in the newcomers/1m open, relegating Amelia Ashworth and Crindle Miss Sunshine into second. Melissa and Hacker Jack was again in third place with Libby Hounslow and Uncanny in fourth.
Kate Baxter headed the Squibb Group pony Foxhunter/1.10m with Bond’s Glen, beating Kiarra and Cashmira into second. Libby took third on her new ride Uncanny – winner of the HOYS Foxhunter with Rober Murphy in the saddle. Robert claimed fourth here on Lucy Rocks.
Ella Derbyshire galloped into the top spot of the winter 128/138cm on the 138cm Thelma’s Gift. Nine provided double clears here, with Iwan Carpenter taking second on Follw Jazzy Lady and fifth with Little Boy De Carmen. Wan’s brother Owen netted fourth on Brookhall Glimpse, just behind third-placed Faye Sutton aboard Bob Bob.
John Ellis topped the Members Cup on the 11-year-old Charlie XIII, beating Katie Clarke and Baussy Jones into second. And Jac McGuigan headed the 1.20m on the 13-year-old mare Toupillon.
Kitty Wierenga claimed the pony discovery/90cm open with the six-year-old mare Carnaween Dawn. Libby Driver and Karolus II took second ahead of Charlie Millin riding Sinbad III in third with Alice Pilkington fourth on Highfield Touchdown.
Elizabeth Bailey-Addy topped won the pony British novice/80cm open on the 12-year-old Krunchie with Nicole Newburn in second on the Irish five-year-old Swift Wing.
Phoebe Tiernan headed day one’s pony discovery/90cm open with the seven-year-old Belfield Boy. Molly Potts Fowles took second on Champs Palace – a five-year-old by the top 138cm JA Grey Palace – and fourth aboard Ginger T with Madelaine Archibald in third on on Tazmania II and Courtney Baldwin in fifth on Bobby Dazzler V.
Alesha Heald won day one’s British novice on the five-year-old coloured mare Kildangan Pixie Stick with Rosie Smith and the nine-year-old Airebourne Lothario in second.
Cordelia Hill took the 80cm open on the nine-year-old Just Sonic. Second was shared equally between Ellie Thomas on the 10-year-old mare Melau Medi and Alice Pilkington’s 10-year-old Highfield Touchdown.
Four partnerships jumped double clear in the Springboard to share first place – Amy Baxter on Barley II, Faye Sutton with Bob Bob, Marnie Green riding Koraika and Red Morgan with Quest Du Buhot.
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