Fraser Reed and Jiminy Cricket landed the top-billed 1.25m on day four at South View’s hugely popular English Home Pony International show. Robert Murphy slotted Buddy Love into second with Shaunie Greig and Moonlight Flight into third. Sophie Bowen-Howard jumped into fourth place on Dafina K with Ffion Roberts and Rich Faith taking sixth spot.
Tahnia Jordan-Jones claimed a handsome double. She scored her second win of the week with the 12-year-old Sulan Hollywood Knight, topping the accumulator in fine, speedy style. Bobbie Heath claimed second on Cisco Bay and Perdi Digby was hot on her heels for third with Kayleighs Star. Georgia Taylor-Jones slotted Kingstown Rebel into fourth with Robert Murphy in fifth and sixth on Haughton Calassic, a Haughton Calvador/Calvaro Z eight-year-old, and the nine-year-old Irish mare Ballinamura Omeara.
Tahnia’s second win came in the Squibb Group Foxhunter, the 10-year-old gelding Jumper living up to his name. Robert Murphy took second on Makita and fifth with Lucy Rocks. Tabitha Kyle claimed third aboard Nikkita, Molly Potts Fowles and Bell Of The Day took fourth with Faye Sutton in sixth on Our Dun.
Ireland’s Max Wachman headed the 1.15m on Diamond Diamond, beating Isabel Lindsay on Quantico with Jocasta Symons in third aboard Razorlite. Sean Foley and Moos took fourth with Beau Ottley’s Ronja in fifth and Ella Hammond sixth on Adams Fancy.
Shaunie Greig captured her second 138cm victory of the week with the 12-year-old mare Buttons Two, her current Hickstead champion. Megan Trott cantered into second place on Romanno Mayflower with Katie Power and Bear Me In Mind in third. Dan Geaney took fourth on Ardataggle Lady with Tom Wachman fourth on Fountain Ranger – a top-level winner in Britain with Jessica Crosby and James Smith – and Emelia Mitchell claimed sixth on Shaman Sundance.
Sebastian Marmont headed the 128cm with the eight-year-old Sweet Baby James. They beat the speedy pairing of Madison Heath and Red Alert into second place, with Naimh O’Keeffe taking third on Kingsland Bluebell. Alice Power claimed fourth on Pie In The Sky V with Isabella Snowden fifth aboard Laithehill Paisley.
Oscar Hobby and his 18-year-old mare Sweet Delight beat their counterparts to take the 128/138cm handicap, relegating Charlie Rea Nelson into second on the 14-year-old Kiltormer Dan. Madison Heath on Parc Lolita took third ahead of fourth-placed Fergal Holohan on Harri Potter. Jake Myers was fifth with Northcandra Aramis and Francesca Mellor took sixth on Orchid.
Sandy McLean commandeered the 1.10m, taking the top two places aboard Tobar King and Castle Hill Clover. Alexandria Handa had to settle for third with Jim Bob.
But Alexandria claimed her own win in the 1m open on the Ballinavilla Prince nine-year-old Sliabh Lan John Joe, and also took fourth aboard Jim Bob. Sofia Coope aboard Rockfield Smokey Joe took second with Ben Taylor slotting La Tania into third. Mimi Digby and Foyfins Close Call took fifth.
Kate Samuel and Indy Anna were the Blue Chip pony newcomers winners, relegating Olivia Coia into second on Swaniestons Simply Red. Lauren Roach claimed two places on Kerry Grimster’s ponies, taking third on Renkum Starlight and sixth aboard Heartbreaker Express. Kathleen Doyle was fourth on Undiscovered with Imogen Marmont’s Red Riding Hood in fifth.
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