Lucy Wood is a winner in Valkenswaard
Lucy Wood landed two of the top three places in the medium 1* 1.20m to kick off day one of week three in Valkenswaard, The Netherlands.
Seventy-one contended this two-phase class with Lucy taking the top spot on the Inschallah De Muze/Warrant seven-year-old Homme with 0.21 sec to spare. And she filled third place with the seven-year-old Heerdelon (Toulon/Lux) just in front of Claire Beecroft in fourth on the Lord Z 13-year-old Vanda Cartier.
Kelly Lazarow claimed victory in the 1* 1.10m two-phase on Inschallah Van De Pikkerie. Thirty-three contended with Kelly and the Quadrillo/Cardino 11-year-old taking a 1.61 sec advantage to win. Arianna Kuligowski steered the Tangelo Van De Zuuthoeve/Chin Chin eight-year-old Gimona into third with Natasha Dunsdon in sixth on Captain Morgan EW while Lucy Wood was also double clear for 13th on Hobalo.
Emily Moffitt clinched fourth in the 2* 1.45m with Cirus Du Ruisseau Z. Fifteen of the 52 starters accessed the jump-off with Emily and the Chellano Z/Carthago Z nine-year-old finishing 0.73 sec behind the winner, Switzerland’s Pius Schwizer on Chaquilot. Eight faults in round two dropped Chloe Winchester and Corcon down to 14th.
Brits scored a one-two in the six-year-old, Emma Stoker landing the top spot on Q Seven (Quaid/Stakkato) in the 1.30m two-phase with just 0.11 sec to spare. Jude Burgess netted second on Ivascalle (Baltic VDL/Lincoln), Chris Moyce steered Brambley Boy into 10th and Cressy Neads was also double clear for 16th on Amazone Narko Z.
Brits filled three of the top four places in the five-year-old 1.15m two-phase, Emma just 0.12 sec behind the pace for second on Skylandria Z (Super Trooper De Ness/Indoctro). Chris guided T’Oyster Bay Z (Thunder Can De Zuuthoeve/Clearway) into third and Emma also picked up fourth on Carisma II (Contendro/Graf Top). Jude Burgess posted a double clear for eighth on Kingston Z and returned clear and four on Jackson to take 12th.
Scott Brash jumped into fifth in the 47-strong seven-year-old 1.35m two-phase on Hello Zachary (Elvis Ter Putte/Lord Z) 1.81 sec behind the winner, The Netherlands’ Harrie Smolders on Calina. Emma slotted Happynes into 11th just ahead of Chris in 12th on Golden Eye.
A steady double clear in the 70-horse small 1.35m two-phase gave Chloe 13th place on Untouch Z 4.76 sec off the pace.
Daniella Stapleton rode the nine-year-old Fire into fifth in the 59-entry 1* 1.35m two-phase 3.57 sec behind the pace.
Cressy rode the Kannan eight-year-old Baladine Du Chanu into 13th in the medium 1.40m two-phase 3.15 sec behind the pace. Emma and Cool Cash took 15th and Ben Maher steered Ginger-Blue into and easy double clear for 19th.
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