Kerry Brennan wellies to a win in Wales
Kerry Brennan continued with her winning form and fresh off the back of her victory double of accumulator and grand prix at Weston Lawns with long-term partner Wellington M, she headed the big tour 1.40m.
Sixteen of the 61 starters came forward to the jump-off but none were a match for Kerry and the Quidam De Revel 16-year-old ‘Wellie’ and they claimed the £1,000 first prize by 0.47 sec. Fellow Brit Alice Watson slotted Billy Lemon into second with the USA’s Taylor Alexander in third on Ryanair De Riverland. Mark Edwards steered Montreuxs Tale into fourth ahead of Olli Fletcher and Temple Rebus in fifth and Millie Allen picked up sixth on Quinu De Pravia.
Adrian Whiteway’s Anytime II has returned to competition after a year off and at just their third show back, the pair topped the medium tour 1.35m two-phase. Seventy-seven contended this class with Adrian and the Nathos R/Rubert R 14-year-old forging ahead to take the win by 0.75 sec. Jake Saywell claimed second on Touch of Chilli with Keith Shore and Checkmate Z filling third spot. Faye Adams galloped into fourth on Demograaf with Lily Freeman-Attwood in fifth on Cor-Leon VD Vlierbreek Z and Angie Thompson took sixth with Boogie Woogie.
Charlie Dawson didn’t miss a beat to take the initial small tour 1.30m on the Hermes De Reve 15-year-old TJM Henry De Reve with smooth, tight turns, holding off all 71 challengers to win by an impressive 1.80 sec. Georgie Burchmore-Eames slotted Wilandri E into second with Paul Barker claiming third on Crispina Z. Olli Fletcher finished fourth on Horst Van De Mispelaere ahead of Angie Thompson with Fremont VDL in fifth and sixth-placed James Emblen on Call It Magic.
Perdi Digby landed the 51-strong gold tour 1.25m on Woodlands Chilli Morning. Emily Wilson guided Harrijen Millford into second just ahead of Alice Watson’s Fiasco TH in third. Georgia Cabb took fourth on Uragan with Oliver Tuff in fifth aboard Eros III and Leonie Aitkenhead finished sixth with Prosperous K.
Izzi Ryder topped the silver tour 1.15m on Coco Chanell. Arianna Kuligowski claimed second and fourth with Gimona and Coco Fino, sandwiching Ava Vernon’s Here I Am B into third. Abbie Bevan claimed fifth on Hallicantjo R and Angie Thompson rode Cornet Obolensky Junior into sixth.
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