Emma Stoker was denied victory by less than half sec in day one of week two’s seven-year-old 1.35m with Cool Cash in week two in Knokke, Belgium.
Seventy-one contended this two-phase class with Emma slotting the Cadensky/Dollar Dela Pierre mare into second 0.43 sec behind the pace.
The mammoth entry of 146 in the 2* 1.40m was split into two sections of 73 with Jess Mendoza guiding Kay into third in the first section, the Echo Van Het Neerenbosch eight-year-old finishing 1.79 sec off the pace. Flo Norris was also clear for 24th on Songe De Toscane.
Chloe Winchester claimed equal second with the nine-year-old Clinton stallion Charming Fellow Z in the second 1.40m section after dead-heating on time with Sweden’s Charlotte Mcauley on Valentino Tuiliere 0.94 sec behind the winning time.
Chloe picked up fifth in the 2* 1.30m two-phase on Alena 52, the Asca Z 11-year-old finishing 1.80 sec behind the winner. Sam Hutton was also double clear for 15th on the Heartbreaker 10-year-old Daranta.
William Funnell jumped into equal fourth in the mammoth 110-strong 3* 1.45m two-phase, the Cevin Z/Cruising 10-year-old Billy McCain equalling the time of Egypt’s Karim El Zoghby and Amelia 0.88 sec behind the winner. British-based Swede Angelie von Essen finished equal eighth on Cochella and Joe Clee was 13th on Alzu Ohio.
Natasha Dunsdon eased the eight-year-old Captain Morgan EW (Chianti’s Dream/Coronado) into third in the 1* 1.15m two-phase 0.69 sec off the pace. Natasha also picked up seventh on the Calvaro Z seven-year-old Bridge Town with Mark Hallion in ninth on Super Dooper, Tom Lloyd 13th with Diador Z, British-based South African Charles Luyckx 17th on Balios Ar Park and Jess Mendoza was also double clear on Heat Off the Night for 21st.
Joe picked up ninth in the 109-strong 2* 1.35m two-phase aboard Thunder G Z, the Tyson seven-year-old finishing 1.63 sec behind the winner. Flo Norris finished 10th on Imago VD Heffinck, Jess Mendoza eased NP Zelah into 15th spot and Pippa Funnell was also double clear on Billy Olive for 20th.
Tom Lloyd jumped an easy double clear for 12th in the six-year-old 1.25m two-phase with Shakira and Sam Hutton was slightly slower for 16th on Domino De Muze Z.
Steady clears in Thursday’s 69-strong seven-year-old 1.35m speed handed David McPherson on Marvin Van De Waterhoeve (Falco/Game Boy) and British-based Irishman Peter Moloney’s Federal TH (President/Diamant De Semilly) 16th and 18th places.
Mark Hallion claimed fourth in Thursday’s 1.05m speed on the six-year-old Hinde ES almost nine sec off the pace.
Spencer Golding posted the steadiest of the double clears in Wednesday’s 1* 1.05m two-phase for 12th place on the Stakkato/Contender eight-year-old Stacopi.
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