Chloe Aston is in winning mode in Opglabbeek
A winner 24 hours earlier, Chloe Aston maintained her winning form in Opglabbeek at Sentower Park in Belgium. And again, her winning partner was Amigo T, the Padinus 12-year-old galloping ahead for victory in the 1.40m speed section two by a handsome 2.15 sec.
Bryony Ward pushed the 16-year-old Cacherel Z (Caretano Z/Alme) into fourth some seven sec in arrears. Theo Simpson guided Touch of Chilli into 12th with Georgie Crumley in 17th on Renkum Centre Star. Also jumping clear was Amy Inglis on Wishes for 22nd.
British-based Irishman Michael Duffy jumped to the top in the 1.40m section one, guiding the Lux Z nine-year-old ESI Hazel into 0.53 sec victory in the 60-horse speed class. Helen Tredwell claimed sixth on Philip Tuckwell’s Balou du Rouet/Concorde 10-year-old Balouetta and Amy Inglis posted a steady clear on Samayava Ar Park for 20th.
Chloe Aston slotted the 14-year-old Figaro (Feliciano/Beach Boy) into second place in the first of the 1.35m classes, just 0.42 sec behind the winner. Michael Duffy eased the eight-year-old Castleforbes Vilhelmina into third with Georgie Crumley immediately behind for fourth on the Moon Charm 10-year-old Moon Zappa. John Crippen took fifth on Call Me Cash de Lassergut and Jane Davies returned a steady round for two time faults and 15th on Egalini.
And Sharon Quigley claimed second in the other 1.35m – split because of entry numbers – with Adermie 52, the S Alba 71/Rash R 12-year-old finishing 0.66 sec behind the winner, Germany’s Oliver Lemmer on Feine 36.
Emma Shingles claimed third in the 1.30m speed section one on the Kannan 12-year-old Mirdads Hawa, 3.25 sec behind the pace. Theo Simpson guided the Phillip S/Oklund 12-year-old Alvin Only into fifth in the 39-strong class which realised only nine clears.
John Crippen jumped into third in the 1.20m speed with Jorki, a Cardento/Chin Chin eight-year-old, to finishi 1.33 sec behind the winner. Dominic Webb claimed seventh on the Lauriston 12-year-old Archie XI. Emma finished 14th on Torino and also jumping clear in this 76-strong class was Camilla Bingham with Sportfield Fleurie and Billy Belle.
Dan Moseley slotted the Quaprice Boimargot Quincy/Candillo stallion Berdenn de Kergane into seventh in the six-year-old speed, finishing six sec behind the winner. Helen Tredwell was also clear to jump into 13th on Fidibus (For Ever Jump/Coriano).
In the seven-year-old, Helen Tredwell on Galtur (Cornets Stern/Balou du Rouet) and Bryony Ward with Figaro VII (Quality Time/Optomist) jumped steady clears for 14th and 15th. Also clear in this speed class was Irishmen Paul Kennedy (Destiny Second Life Z), Trevor Breen (Feliano B) and Michael Duffy (Au Top des Luthiers and Castleforbes Angelina) and Brits Simon Davies (Pampelonne) and Amy Inglis (Kimosa van het Kritrahof).
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