Trevor Breen jumped into fourth in the world ranking 1.45m with Bombay at Opglabbeek in Belgium.
Eighteen of 76 posted first round clears and 11 jumped clear again in a competitive jump-off, Trevor easing the Lord Z/Bon Ami 10-year-old Bombay into fourth to finish 0.86 sec behind the winner, France’s Benjamin Robert on Unfinity Bois Margot. Rose Moss posted the steadiest of the double clears on Carlos F for 11th with Chloe Aston’s fast four – the fastest time of the class – dropping from possible victory to 12th on Kolibri Classic.
Rose slotted the Calido nine-year-old Caliva into third in the 1.35m two-phase section one, more than five sec behind the pace. Tim Wilks picked up two time faults for 11th on Jezebel. And Paul Kennedy finished seventh in section two’s 1.35m on the Carosso VDL eight-year-old Cadans Z with one time fault.
Leonora Smee picked up two time faults in round two the 1* 1.25m grand prix on the Kalaska de Semilly 12-year-old River Dance Semilly, but it will still sufficient for eighth spot in the 11-strong decider.
Dan Moseley eased Ageneeka into fourth in the 1.30m in an 11-strong jump-off, the Argentinus/Grannex nine-year-old finishing 2.94 sec behind the winner.
And Tess Carmichael took fourth in the 1.10m on the Van Gogh eight-year-old E Harley almost nine sec behind the pace.
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