Chloe Aston adds another win to her tally in Oliva Nova
Brits filled the top four places in Oliva Nova's Gold 2* 1.40m Table C speed – seconds added for faults – with Chloe Aston posting another win with the consistent 11-year-old Amigo T. They were on fire, impressively winning by more than six sec over Ellen Whitaker, in second on the Canturano eight-year-old Iroko VD Brouwershoeve. Alison Barton took third spot on Billy Anna ahead of Abbe Elliott in fourth on Booming Blue Z. Dom Webb and Alvatore took 13th with Louise Whitaker in 15th on Leen OL.
Brits were in invincible form. Felix McCartney posted a good win in the Bronze 1* 1.40m speed on the Cortus 10-year-old Fortune Forever 2, taking victory by 0.33 sec. Felix was also eighth on Chintan Z, just behind partner, Germany’s Andrea Weinberg and Songe De Toscane. Richard Jenkinson took eighth on Adorette W with Joanne Whitaker in 10th on Contendro Star and Romilly Simmons 13th aboard Annaghmore Dolce.
A winner 24 hours earlier, Dom Webb posted another victory on the Berlin 11-year-old Archie, taking the Silver 1* 1.30m by one and half sec. Alice Watson slotted E-Pilotta into second with Heather Larson in fifth and sixth on Whitney and Townhead Imagine De Muze. Damian Charles took seventh with Don Gouan, British-based Russian Arina Abromvich eased Adelaar Van Het Innerveld into 12th and Abbe Elliott aboard Javas KP took 15th.
Dom was also fifth in the Silver 1* 1.40m, one time fault in round one preventing him contending thefour-strong jump-off with Isaura Van De Marquette. Chloe Winchester posted four faults for 15th on ESI Hazel and Jess Dimmock on Billy Anderson took 18th with Ben Raistrick in 19th on Qashqai Ven Het Veldhof.
British-based Irishman Anthony Condon claimed the Gold 2* 1.35m speed on Dakar RS, a Berlin eight-year-old, winning by 0.47 sec. Spain’s Antonio Marinas Soto – based in Britain with partner Ellen Whitaker – took third with new ride Billy Lemon, a Cevin Z 11-year-old previously ridden by Alice Watson. Taisie de Gruchy took sixth on Winner of Picobello Z with Louise Whitaker aboard Udget Du Rozel in 12th and Michael Duffy 13th on Rumbolds Warriors Echo. Jumping steady clears were Ellen Whitaker (Arena UK Winston) and Ben Bick (Rumers Ascari) for 18th and 22nd respectively.
Chloe Winchester was best Brit in the big, world-ranking class of the day, the Gold 2* 1.45m on the Berlin/Gran Corrado 10-year-old Belle Fleur 38, finishing 2.62 sec behind the winner. Jess Dimmock was hot on her heels for fourth with Cybel II. Four faults in the jump-off dropped Ireland’s Michael Duffy on Belcanto Z to ninth. David McPherson took 11th on Dicas and Anthony Condon incurred four faults in round one on Chinook II for 17th.
Olivia Gent took second in the Bronze 1* 1.30m on the eight-year-old Carnavals Wonder 0.74 sec behind the pace. Joanne Whitaker slotted in just behind on the eight-year-old mare Andorra and Jenna Palmer-Evans took eighth on Kaneilia. Ben Raistrick finished 10th on Benevita, Kayleigh Watts took 11th with Kondy and Richard Jenkinson with Cobalt II claimed 12th. Sophie Bennett was 16th on Kanga Rouge, Victoria Bennett finished 18th on Raphoe Ella and Gemma Wright was 22nd on Ulrike Van Overis Z.
In the Bronze 1* 1.15m, Nissi Sabina Ladell took sixth on Exclusive Vant Schaaphof with Victoria Delville-Cutts on Sonic in ninth and Romilly Simmons on Rukkato in 11th place.
Tom Hollins claimed fourth on How About Now in the Bronze 1* 1.25m accumulator just over three sec behind the winner. Kayleigh Watts took sixth on Colton Playtime and and Will Edwards eased SHW Candies B into seventh with Grace Brown and Lanthe in eighth.
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