Tim Page is in the money in Vilamoura
Tim Page jumped into fourth in the 3* 1.45m speed on the Vilamoura Atlantic tour. Pitted against a field of 56, Tim guided Justin Skinner’s 14-year-old Duc D Arsouilles (Quasimodo van de Molendreeef/Nabab de Reve) into fourth spot 1.88 sec behind the winner, Italy’s Luca Maria Moneta on Neptune Brecourt. Emma Stoker slotted Townhead Campus (Cartoon/Grand Canyon) into seventh with Cressy Neads picking up just one time fault on Elton II for 16th.
Douglas Duffin eased the Indoctro/Emilion 10-year-old Chento D into third in the 1.35m, finising 3.76 sec behind the pace. Four faults dropped Alicia Page on the Lordanos nine-year-old Illusion VI down to 11th.
Jackson Reed-Stephenson was denied a win in the 3* 1.30m and had to settle for second and third with the Vagabond de la Pomme seven-year-old Exception and the Clarimo/Cascavelle eight-year-old Casparow. France’s Theo Chehu galloped away with the win by 1.84 sec on Tulipe des Chemins. Henry Turrell claimed sixth on Barbados III with Richard Jenkinson in 11th on Capri Sun and Shannon Kelly jumped the steadiest clear for 13th on Amadeus VII.
Amy Duncan jumped into second in the 1.20m just 0.58 sec in arrears of a win on the Indoctro 12-year-old Adagio II. Sarah Lundy eased into fifth on the Padinus 12-year-old Spen Brook Georgie Boy and Shannon Kelly took 10th with Klever Boy van het Bontehof. Four faults in the 15-strong jump-off dropped Vanessa Jobson-Scott (Crocantino of Greenhill Z) and Charlotte Meikle (Zicero D) down to 14th and 15th.
Emma Stoker was best Brit in the 1.40m, taking fifth in the 17-strong jump-off on the Stolzenberg/For Pleasure eight-year-old Shelby 12. They were 4.76 sec behind the winner, Brazil’s Cassio Rivetti on Valolita du Lozon. Antonio Marinas Soto was also double clear to claim sixth on the Numero Uno/Animo nine-year-old Diamondloma.
Vanessa Jobson-Scott landed another win the 1.10m on the super-consistent Arthur van de Helle, the Concorde/Alme 17-year-old jumping ahead in this two-phase competition by an impressive 2.93 sec. Shannon Kelly took sixth on the seven-year-old Diabeau/Darco mare Kira Van’T Vennehof and Tim Page slipped Chaccomo Blue, another seven-year-old, into seventh. Four faults in the second phase dropped Emily Smallman from a possible second to 12th on Casimir II.
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