Laura Renwick and James Smith are winners in Vilamoura


Laura Renwick topped the six-year-old with the home-bred Arkuga – by Arko and out of Laura’s top speed mare Beluga – winning by 0.47 sec. Dan Moseley slotted the Quaprice/Flipper d'Elle stallion Berdenn de Kergane into fourth with Chloe Aston taking fifth on Flavie van de Helle. A bunch of Brits took the lower placings, with Laura in eighth on second ride MHS SanFrancisco, Nicole Pavitt (Newtonhill Monaco) claimed ninth, Jude Burgess (Gimona) was 10th, Laura Mantel (NPS Arleena) took 12th and Emma Slater (Cool Cash) was 13th. Also jumping double clear was James Smith (Casienna) snd Lisa Hales (Gernairo III van de Zeilhoek). Nicole Pavitt jumped for clear and four on Gianni HC and Sophie Fawcett finished on clear and five aboard Diamino Blue.

James Smith was also a winner, taking the seven-year-old with the Nabab de Reve/Le Tot de Semilly gelding At First d’Authuit. They finished just a tenth of a second in front for victory over Nicole Pavitt and the home-bred Don VHP Z daughter Paris 16. Emma Stoker took fifth on Pembroke 3 on clear and four and Nicole on second ride Xena 16 took seventh with Emma and second ride Everton de Villee in eighth.

Chloe Aston guided new ride Magic Chanti into second in the five-year-old, finishing 0.39 sec behind the pace. Emma Stoker took seventh on Grand Stakkato and Dan Moseley moved into ninth on Magic Quality. Also jumping clear was Barry Dve (Hamona) 11th, Laura Mantel (Super Nova, Zacalve and Hauri Blue M) in 12th, 13th and 18th and Philip Spivey (Heathrow) taking 16th. Sarah Krisanda completed on clear and one time fault with Hartbreker GB and Vanessa Jobson-Scott (Muna vd Bisschop) and Anglea Eardley (It’s a Jubilee Surprise jumped for clear and four.

And Dan Moseley finished in 10th in the 1.25m on Escapado S.

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