Shane Breen lifted the £500 to the winner 1.45m on the penultimate day at the popular Pyecombe show with CSF Vendi Cruz.
With 10 double clears posted, it was all about the clock in this 27-strong class, but Shane’s polished round on the ARS Vivendi/Cruising nine-year-old mare landed the top spot. Chelsea Skelton had to settle for second and third on Millfield Baloney and Caramba to net a £700 total. Georgia Tame rode into fourth on Team Z7’s Cash Up and Sammie Coffin claimed fifth aboard Simply Splendid.
Georgie Crumley didn’t rest on her laurels after winning a sizzling hot HOYS newcomers second round, and 24 hours later she topped the 62-astrong 1.30m with the 10-year-old Dulf Van Den Bisschop daughter Haifa OL. Roger McCrea slotted Sweet Cinnamon into second with Stuart Harvey trhird on Elite Patty K. Damien Charles took fourth on Montelini with Shane Breen in fifth aboard Sandros Boy Z.
Five of the 29 starters in the Big Star six-year-old qualifier posted treble clears to qualify for the National Championships – Michael Fursedonn on Nirvana Van’t Rossenhof Z (Nonstop/Caritano Z), Phillip Miller with Titan II (Concorde/Nimmerdor), Zoe Potter's Manderville Crescendo (Zinnedy/Donnersong), Roger McCrea on Di Caprio (Diarado/Cassini I) and India Bussey with Billy Coleman (Cevin Z/Vechta).
Grant Talbot brought Truman IV to the fore in the Foxhunter, taking the win on the Renkum Off-Centre nine-year-old to push Emily Baldwin on Uppercourt Cooley into second. Michaela Tomlinson claimed third and fourth spots on Birmena and Cabela with Michael Duffy on Warratino in fifth place.
It was another day and yet more wins for Leesa Long and, after claiming multiple wins on days one and two, she continued on day three in winning mode, headingthe 1.20m and 1.10m classes. She took the 1.20m in fine style with the 14-year-old Tammys Girl and also picked up fourth on Britannicus. Melissa Garry’s Hotesse took second and Olivia Poole took third on Chinook BH.
The Cavalier Royale 18-year-old LVS No Doubt recorded another victory for Leesa, galloping ahead of Phoebe Ashenheim on the Belgian-bred 10-year-old Chopard Van Overis Z. Tristan Fell finished third on Fellside Red Dane with Emma Hinkley’s Taffeta fourth and Victoria Cooper in fifth on Caspen Retto.
Melissa Garry claimed the newcomers with the Renkum Rock and Roll/Acord II six-year-old Mayfield Madness, pushing Seamus Dillon into second on Permission to Land II. Leesa and Hello Silver finished third with Chelsea Skelton in fourth on Wellbet Quality Clover and fifth awarded to Ben Walker and Irish Warrior.
Seamus claimed another British novice win on the eight-year-old Carrickmines Rebel with Liane March in second on Tormenta II and Alice Godfrey’s Cancun Z in third. Mark Wildish was fourth with Starlight Elastic and Georgie Crumley slotted Sandros Surprise into fifth.
Tracy Priest topped the Buckaroo 1.05m adventurer with the six-year-old Nonstop stallion No Kidding Squalls Estate Z, relegating Charlotte Foreman’s Cooley Discovery to second. Steven Franks rode Roccdato into third with Judi Piper-Dadswell in fourth on Romanov’s Roulette and Stephanie Smallman took fifth on Volcorde.
Charlotte Foreman jumped to the top in the discovery on the eight-year-old Castlepark Menace, winner of the previous day’s Tacklocker 1m novice. Chelsea Skelton guided Flavie V into second with Morgan Shirley’s Grandiamo II in third place. Judi Piper-Dadswell claimed fourth on Hector VI with Steven Franks’ Roccdato fifth.
Alice Godfrey repeated an earlier win in the 1m with the 16-year-old Bugac Donat, relegating Tami MacLeod-Carey to second on Maisy 55. Emma Ziff rode Athena into third with Alex Kane in fourth aboard Electra VIII.
Kerry Peach claimed victory in the 90cm on Ricardos Treat with Tracy Cottrell’s Conamore VIII in second and Ed Kingsbury third aboard Wilcas Z.
Katie Neve triumphed in the 80cm, topping the class with the Waldo Van Dungen 10-year-old Waterford Bay II to relegate Alison Ingram and Connar VIII into second spot. Alice Phillips jumped into third on Conways Caretino with Claire Parnell fourth aboard Dare Devil Z and Sacha Hourigan took fifth on Will She Be Dun.
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