Millie Allen claimed a win in a strong class in Lier, Belgium, with Quinu De Pravia.
Sixty-one contended the 1.40m speed – split into two sections due to the enormity of entries – with Mille heading section one on the Action Breaker nine-year-old Quinu with 0.40 sec in hand. Harry Charles guided the 11-year-old stallion Lordanos Junior into 11th and Emily Ward was also clear on Millioninmind for 17th spot.
Millie was on form, taking fourth in the B section on Balou Star, the 13-year-old Balou Du Rouet/Quick Star stallion finishing 2.89 sec behind the winner. Abbe Burchmore Eames claimed seventh on the Berlin 10-year-old Booming Blue Z with Chloe on Konstop in 14th and Nicola Barry was also clear with Sovereign Equestrian’s Darien II to take 16th place.
Nicola Barry jumped to victory in the five and six-year-old 1.15/1.25m with Be Caprivi. Thirty-eight contended this two-phase class with Nicola and Sovereign Equestrian’s consistent six-year-old Be Caprivi (Balloon/World Way) easing ahead to win by 0.17 sec. Tom Whitaker made it a British one-two with the runner-up spot on the Catoo/Caretino 2 six-year-old Caretoo. Emily Ward claimed fifth on the six-year-old Tilla Flamenco (Je T’Aime Flamenco/Hattrick) and Chloe Winchester was also double clear for 18th on Quasmo CK Z.
Harry steered Doulita into 10th in the 1.35m two-phase, the 10-year-old Wittinger VDL mare more than five sec off the pace. Nicola finished 14 th on the Chacco-Blue 10-year-old True Blue III just ahead of Joe Clayton in 15th aboard Franka Trichta in the 50-strong class.
Chloe picked up 12th with an easy clear in the 2* 1.30m speed on Finnegan D, the eight-year-old Singapore/Cassini I stallion finishing six sec behind the pace.
In Liege, Belgium, Nicole Pavitt guided Paris 16 into fifth in the 50-strong 4* 1.40m speed, the home-bred Don VHP Z/Quio Vadis eight-year-old finishing 2.52 sec off the pace.
John Whitaker and his brother Michael gave their rides an easy run out in the 1.45m two-phase picking up one time fault apiece – John on the Quasimodo Z 10-year-old Quintero finishing 10th with Michael aboard the Carosso VDL eight-year-old For Fun in 13th. France’s Patrice Delaveau took the win on Uthope De La Roque HDC.
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