Ben Maher wins in Wellington


Brits hit form in week 11 at WEF in Wellington, USA.

Ben Maher topped the 5* 1.40m with the nine-year-old C Indoctro mare It’s Real Love VD Smis Z, pushing Ireland’s Conor Swail into second on Flower by 1.40 sec. Amanda Derbyshire slotted Sibell BH into sixth with Jessica Mendoza just behind in seventh on Toy Boy.

Amanda claimed second in the big class of the day, the 5* $35,000 1.45m. In a class of 54, Amanda was quick and neat on the Cartani/Corrado I 11-year-old Lady Maria BH to finish 1.69 sec behind the USA’s Jessica Springsteen on Davendy S. Ben was also double clear for eighth on the eight-year-old Calvaro daughter Jule van den Tinnenpot. Emily Moffitt slotted Harriri into 15th and Amanda was also penalty-free with second ride Luibanta BH for 21st.

Joe Davison jumped into third place in the 2* 1.40m with Gatsby, finishing 1.84 sec behind the winner.

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