Tim Page gallops to a win in Vilamoura


Tim Page galloped to the top in Vilamoura’s 3* 1.35m to win by 0.14 sec on Elvera, an eight-year-old mare with Amadeus/Tygo bloodlines. Sixty-eight contended this two-phase class, with Henry Turrell taking sixth on Barbados III with Emma Stoker seventh on Townhead Ballulah and Emily Ward’s Wild Rose in ninth. Alicia Page guided Ulievka de Breve into 13th with Chloe Aston in 17th on Figaro. Also posting double clears was Alexandra Thornton on Charielle.

A winner with Darya I Nur 24 hours earlier, Philip Spivey was again best Brit in the 1.45m, on this occasion taking fifth with the Romanov/Kannan 11-year-old Smirnov. The pair jumped double clear to finish 1.53 sec behind the winner, Portugal’s Duarte Seabra on Fernhill Curra Quinn. Laura Renwick and Top Dollar took 11th with Emily Ward and Remi Cavalleri in 13th. Chloe Aston was 14th aboard Cornado’s Boy RC and Emma Stoker took 16th and 17th with Shelby 12 (double clear) and Townhead Tallulah V (clear and four).

Sophie Fawcett took eighth in the gold 1.40m with the impressive, big-jumping Winning Good, an eight-year-old with Winningmood/Sir Corland bloodlines. They were almost ten sec behind the winner, Belgium’s Thierry Goffinet on Idole 111. Sammie-Jo Coffin claimed 10th on Simply Splendid with Dan Moseley in 11th on Escapado S.

British-based Australian Rowan Wills won the 1.10m speed with the Sydney 12-year-old Amasada by 0.63 sec, and also claimed ninth on Nora. Vanessa Jobson-Scott was eighth on Arthur van de Helle with Angela Eardley (Jesta van de Noordhoek) in 12th, Callum Linning (Carrighill Russelle) 13th, Barry Dove (Casinaa) in 14th and also clear, Ellie Mantel (Nikko) taking 21st.

British five-year-olds posted good clears in their age class with Laura Mantel in fourth and fifth on Zacalve and Super Nova, Emma Stoker taking sixth on Grand Stakkato, Vanessa Jobson-Scott on Muna VD Bisschop in seventh, Barry Dove taking eighth on Hamona, Sophie Fawcett ninth with Cedric and Chloe Aston taking 11th and 12th on Magic Chanti and Merci de Gelivaux.

Vanessa headed the 1.10m speed on the Arko/Wolfgang Follyfoot Arkadia, winning by 3.19 sec. Stephen Lohoar took fifth on Gwendolin. And Vanessa also took fourth in the 1.20m on Crocantino of Greenhill Z, more than seven sec behind the pace.

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