Scott Brash is second in the Gorla Minore grand prix in Italy

Scott Brash jumped into second in the 1.50m grand prix with Hello Jefferson in Gorla Minore, Italy.

Twenty-one of the 59 starters returned to the jump-off with Scott and the 10-year-old Jefferson finishing in the runner-up spot 1.08 sec behind the winner, France’s Thierry Rozier on Venezia D’Ecaussines. Julie Andrews with Saturday’s winner Ayrton IV and Graham Gillespie aboard Andretti both incurred four faults in round two to take 13th and 15th.

Keith Shore posted a double clear in the nine-horse jump-off of the 39-strong 1.35m to claim third on Checkmate Z, the finishing 1.71 sec behind the pace.

Jemma Kirk claimed fourth in the Cervia 2* grand prix in Italy with Quelisto, a rail down proving costly.

Thirty-seven contended this 1.45m with the five initial clears joined by five of the fastest four-faulters to make a 10-horse jump-off, including Jemma. They proved penalty-free second time out, the selle Francais 15-year-old showing a clean pair of heels to jump up the order to fourth spot.

One time fault in the 1.35m speed put Jemma and the Quaprice Boimargot Quincy eight-year-old Lancelot De W ET S into 10th place.

In Cagnes-sur-Mer, France, four faults in the five-horse jump-off of the 1* 1.30m put Samantha Sellers and the Kannan 11-year-old Triomphe Kervac into fourth place. One time fault in round one prevented Jo McGlory from a jump-off chance and Flamenco De Semilly eight-year-old Flaming Key SR Z finished sixth.

Jo finished 13th in the 2* 1.35m two-phase with a steady double clear on the Cardento eight-year-old Cupid.

Harry Wainwright claimed ninth in Saturday’s 2* 1.40m two-phase with Pinheiro Beech, the It’s the Business/Cantero 10-year-old finishing 4.39 sec off the pace.

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