Chloe Aston and the consistent Amigo T scored a win on the final day of the Atlantic tour in Vilamoura, Portugal.
Fifty-seven tackled this speed class with Chloe and the Padinus 13-year-old racing ahead to win with 0.14 sec in hand. Emma Stoker netted sixth and eighth with the Tabasco La Silla 13-year-old Townhead Tallulah and the eight-year-old Arko/Darco stallion Everton De Villee, sandwiching Jude Burgess and the 10-year-old Comeback De Fremis (Ugano Sitte/Heartbreaker) into seventh. Jackson Reed-Stephenson returned a steadier clear for 14th on Exception.
Will Fletcher was best Brit in the concluding 3* 1.50m grand prix with Persimmon. Forty-eight initially contended but the tough track drew only seven clears, including Will. But eight faults dropped the Saluut/Indorado 13-year-old down to seventh place. Sweden’s Irma Karlsson took the win on Chacconu with a 0.60 sec margin.
Four faults in round one dropped James Wilson on Townhead Imagine De Muze and Douglas Duffin with Quidam B Z to 10th and 11th places.
Laura Mantel guided NPS Andre into sixth in a strong 71-horse 1.30m accumulator, the Nederland F/Animo nine-year-old finishing five sec off the pace. Emma Stoker jumped into 13th on Townhead Liberty V with Graham Babes taking 17th on Epinal, Richard Jenkinson in 18th on Capri Sun and Alex Somerville-Cotton also scored maximum points for 20th on NPS Dangerous.
Nissi Sabina Ladell claimed the 1.10m speed with 2.56 sec in hand on the Furore 13-year-old Ayonie. Sophie Stockdale filled third spot on the winning mood 11-year-old Hella and Sarah Krisanda was also clear for 10th on Donald Duck 37.
Alex Somerville-Cotton had to settle for second in the 1.10m two-phase on Promise, the Pro Set/Bachus nine-year-old mare finishing 1.10 sec behind the pace. Nissi rode into third on Exclusive Vant Schaaphof and Richard Jenkinson claimed eighth on Culto.
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