Jessie Drea is in the mix in Oliva Nova


Jessie Drea featured in the gold 1.45m in Oliva Nova. Riding the Touchdown 12-year-old Mullaghdrin Touch the Stars, Jessie jumped into fifth in this 71-strong two-phase, finishing 2.84 sec behind the pace. Spain’s Sergio Alvarez Moya and Iron Man III took the win. Stuart Neads and Lordanos Junior jumped double clear for 12th and Cressy Neads picked up just one time fault on Townhead Chinton for 15th.

Cressy also picked up 10th on the Kannan nine-year-old Elton II in the 1.40m speed.

Winners the previous day, Jamie Wingrove and the nine-year-old Conterno Grande daughter Dumolga eased into fourth in the gold 1.35m speed, finishing 2.26 sec behind the winner. Stuart Neads slotted the Stenograph nine-year-old Chaska II into sixth.

A steady clear in the silver 1.35m speed put Jamie and Ephonie P in 12th, 13 sec behind the winning time. And Heather Larson guided Whitney XI into sixth in the silver 1.25m with Jessie picking up 11th on Point Two Elvis.

Claire Beecroft claimed victory in the 60-horse bronze 1.20m speed on the Canaye/Zeus nine-year-old Sam W by the narrow margin of 0.07 sec. Brits bunched together in the lower places with Madeleine Kellett in fourth on Castello, Claire and second ride Burgana took fifth, Grace Brown and Lanfre claimed sixth, Carmen Edwards rode into seventh on Twinning Hill and Olivia Skinner picked up 11th on Sir Henry IV. Also jumping clear was Madeleine on second ride Ella IV, Will Edwards on Tinkas Brook II, Howard Ephgrave on Felton and Nissi Sabina Ladelle with Femke van de Dwerse Hagen.

Imogen Beecroft headed the 42-strong bronze 1.10m speed with 3.67 sec to spare on the Andiamo/Lux 16-year-old Untouchable. Ruth Reay rode into third with the nine-year-old Deister daughter Callgirl and Will Edwards claimed fourth on the six-year-old mare Geriebanta. Imogen also picked up sixth on second ride Roscoe’s Amour. Nissi Sabina Ladell was also clear on Exclusive Vant Schaaphof and Ginaselli VD Beekzijde for 12th and 20th and Will took 21st on Goodluck TN.

Drew Coogan jumped into fourth in the bronze 1.30m speed on Bachelor K, the 10-year-old finishing almost four sec in arrears of the winning time. Claire Beecroft was also clear on Vanda Cartier to take 13th.

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