Annabel Shields continues on her winning run in Kronenberg


Annabel Shields – a hat-trick winner on day one in de Peelbergen, Kronenberg, Holland – continued on her winning form with victory in the young horse 1.25/1.35m. She guided the Zenith/Chellano Z seven-year-old Rubin VHS into a 2.54 sec win over nearest rival, Ireland’s Bertram Allen on Fairytale 86. Alex Barr eased the seven-year-old Ferrara Durona (Balou du Rouet/Chin Chin) into fifth.

Alex also took third in the 1.35m on the Quicksilber/Couleur Rubin 10-year-old Queen Bee JX, finishing 1.78 sec behind the winning time. Jonathan Dixon was close behind for fourth with the 10-year-old Vleut/Animo mare Camona.

Julie Andrews was best Brit in the 1.45m, jumping the Cantos/Burggraaf 12-year-old Ayrton IV into fourth place. Fourteen of the original 77 jumped clear to access the jump-off, with Bertram Allen outpacing all rivals to head the class by 1.29 sec. Scott Brash provided the steadiest of the double clears on the Carambole/Indoctro eight-year-old Hello Senator for ninth place.

Scott guided the eight-year-old Hello Mr President into fifth in the 77-strong 1.40m two-phase to finish 1.61 sec behind the winner, the Netherlands’ Siebe Kramer on Icarus. Joanthan Dixon and Gantico posted clear and four to finish down the line in 26th.

Jonathan Dixon pushed the Diamant de Semilly daughter Zaligra H into fifth in the 1.30m section B, 1.69 sec behind the winner. Ria Ginley posted a steadier clear on Achillus S for 21st and Scott gave Hello Forever a run out to return on one time fault.

Joanne Dixon slotted into second in the 1.20m on the 18-year-old Larino 0087, 0.86 sec in arrears of victory. Clear and four dropped Annabel Shields down to 21st on Argenta.

Paul Bevan picked up 12th in the 1.30m section B on Coco Vittorio (Vittorio/Voltaire) with a nice easy clear in the 55-strong speed class.

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