Emily Ward is best Brit on the Baltica tour


Emily Ward slotted Remi Cavalleri into second in the Baltica tour’s gold 1.45m in Poland. Five double clears were produced here, with Emily and the 11-year-old Handel daughter taking the runner-up position, finishing in arrears by 2.72 sec. Emma Stoker was hot on her heels for third just 0.09 sec behind on Stolzenberg/For Pleasure eight-year-old Shelby 12.

Emma clinched second place in the gold 1.40m with Cartoon/Grand Canyon 12-year-old Townhead Campus, just 0.09 sec behind the winner in this two-phase class. Louise Whitaker posted a double clear on Udget Du Rozel for 13th and Emily with Wild Rose returned clear and four for 18th.

Brits filled the top two places in the seven-year-old final. Will Edwards jumped to the top with SHW Candies B (Chacco Blue/Heartbreaker), winning by 1.02 sec. Emma eased Pembroke 3 (Perigueux/Quick Star)into second and Jamie Gornall picked up two time faults in the second phase on Count Codex for eighth place.

Carmen Edwards eased the selle Francais 11-year-old mare Seattle Davier into third in the silver 1.30m two-phase, 1.03 sec behind the pace. Also double clear was Ben Raistrick on Jinja Von Der Weretherbach and Gemma Wright’s Ulrike Van Overis Z for ninth and 10th.

Just 0.04 sec denied Romilly Simmons a win and she had to settle for second in the 1.10m speed on the Aerobic TN seven-year-old Ferani Paulowna. Romilly also picked up seventh on second ride Candy Blue II, a Zambesi/Cavalier Royale six-year-old, and Madeleine Kellett guided Ella VI into ninth.

Ben Raistrick slotted Hessel (VDL Sheraton/Cantos) into fourth in the five-year-old final, 4.49 sec behind the pace. Clear and four dropped other Brits down the line, Ben taking ninth on second ride Heaven Can Wait E with Will Edwards on Heolieta M in 12th and Jude Burgess 13th aboard Pythagora III Z.

A steady double clear in the gold 1.30m two-phase put Louise Whitaker and Cuata into 12th.

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