Angelie von Essen is in the money in Lanaken
Angelie von Essen claimed fourth in the 3* 1.50m speed with Cochella in Lanaken, Belgium.
Ninety-three contended this class with British-based Swede Angelie and the Cartani 4/Lord 14-year-old mare finishing almost three sec behind the winner, Belgium’s Dries Dekkers on D&J Havanna. A steady round from James Davenport incurred two time faults to take 14th on Crush.
David Simpson eased Gurtera Cara Dubh into sixth in the 3* 1.40m speed. A mammoth 112 tackled this class with David and the 10-year-old VDL Arkansas mare finishing three sec behind the winner.
David was also double clear in the 3* 1.45m two-phase for eighth on the Namelus R nine-year-old Foudre F 3.37 sec behind the pace.
Isaac Hall steered Corazon Van Paebroek Z into second the under 1.30m two-phase, the Canturo/Coriano seven-year-old finishing 1.27 sec off the pace. And Isaac eased the Vittorio/Concorde 12-year-old Conrad into third in the under 25 1.35m two-phase 2.15 behind the pace. Lucy Struthers was also double clear for ninth on Dakota.
Chloe Winchester was more than seven sec behind the pace in the 98-strong 3* 1.35m speed to take eighth on the Tygo 10-year-old Eto’O.
Chris Franks eased Mega Times into second in the 1* 1.30m two-phase in Opglabbeek, Belgium.
A massive 103 participated in this class with Chris 2.36 behind the winner on the Megabyte/Goodtimes 10-year-old mare. A steadier double clear form William Maxwell aboard Pretty Liar finished 14th.
James Billington guided Comfortuna VDL into eighth in the 86-strong 2* 1.35m speed, the Berlin/Nimmerdor 10-year-old finishing just over four sec behind the pace. Chris was right behind for ninth on VC Vie De Valencio and Claire Salem was also clear to take 11th on Diablo.
Chris also picked up seventh in the seven-year-old 1.30m speed with Warrior Queen, the Warrior/Unbelievable Darco mare almost six sec off the pace.
Jess Mendoza returned on four faults in round one of the 89-strong 2* 1.45m to be denied a chance in the 10-horse jump-off and Dollar Girl 46 finished 12th.
Trevor Breen rode the seven-year-old Cordouan Fontanel into fourth in the 1* 1.20m speed almost three sec behind the winner. Caroline Breen guided Kilmastulla Douglas into seventh with Olivia Howe on Black Label in 10th and Claire Salem netted 11th and 14th on Meteeor and Chablis De Eros. Jess with I-Cap CI Z and Madeleine Kellett’s SHW Early Dawn also posted clear rounds to take 17th and 18th places.
Trevor jumped into seventh in the 70-horse 2* 1.40m two-phase on the Guidam 11-year-old Lord Luidam finishing 3.47 sec behind the winning time and was slightly slower on Franklin for ninth. Joe Clayton was also clear for 20th on Cornados.
Madeleine claimed ninth in the 30-strong1* 1.10m speed on the six-year-old I-Bless with the steadiest of the clears.
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