Zoe Potter jumped into third in the 2* 1.40m with Monica LH in Lier, Belgium. 

Eighty-five contended this two-phase class with Zoe and the Verdi/Raphael eight-year-old finishing 1.12 sec behind the winner.  Alexandra Thornton slotted HHS Figero into 14th and Deborah Jackson was also double clear for 21st on Winning Girl Z.

Winners 24 hours earlier, Chad Fellows and Confident of Victory again jumped double clear to take seventh in the world ranking 2* 1.45/1.50m, on this occasion almost five sec behind the winner, Belgium’s Jos Verlooy on Jacobien Dwerse Hagen.  Joe Clayton also returned a clean sheet on Cally V for eighth I the 51-strong class.

Brits filled the top three places in the five-horse decider of the five-year-old and it was tight with all three returning double clears.  Michael Potter claimed first and third with Esto De Viscourt (Qlassic Bois Margot/Mozart Des Hayettes) and My Lady (Mylord Carthago/Landor S), winning by just 0.04 sec.  Barry Dove guided Chataga Z (Chaman/Carthago Z) into second.

Emily Llewellyn slotted the Berlin 11-year-old Denver V into fourth in the 18-horse decider of the 1* 1.25m grand prix, the pair finishing 1.97 sec behind the winner, The USA’s Alexandra Crown on Charley.  Alana Collett was also double clear for seventh with the nine-year-old Rathbride Millie.    

Alexandra claimed seventh in the 1.30/1.35m two-phase with the Chacco-Blue 13-year-old Charielle 3.24 sec behind the pace.   


In Bethune, France, Annabel Shields slotted the Belgian-bred seven-year-old Cartender into third in the 34-strong 1* 1.25m speed 3.41 sec off the pace.  Katinka Brogaard claimed fifth on Hotline with Rose Moss in sixth on Indewinde VDB and Amelie Gachoud picked up one time fault for 13th on Evito.

Harriet Nuttall claimed sixth in the 51-strong seven-year-old final on Forest Quality with four faults in the 10-horse jump-off.

Four faults in the 1.50m speed dropped Brits down the order with Laura Renwick in 11th on Arkuga, Harriet Nuttall was right behind for 12th aboard Night Of Glory OL and Rose Moss finished 18th with Carlos F.

A rail down in the third round of the six-bar put Laura and Top Dollar into fifth.


Peter Moloney jumped into third in the 4* 1.55m grand prix of Wiesbaden in Germany with Compelling Z. 

Eleven of the 34 starters accessed the jump-off with British-based Peter and the Chellano Z nine-year-old providing another clear to finish almost two sec behind the winner, The Netherlands’ Harrie Smolders on Zinius.

And Peter guided Ghana into fifth in the concluding 4* 1.45m two-phase 2.90 sec behind the pace.


Jess Mendoza produced the steadiest of the double clears in the 34-strong 1.35m two-phase on the Baltica tour in Poland to take 14th on new ride Diamants Aurora – previously ridden by Tracy Priest and Trevor Breen.

Four faults in round one of the gold 1.50m grand prix put Jess and Sam De Bacon into 10th spot.  Luxembourg’s Marcel Ewen topped the three-way jump-off on Chimaira PJ with 0.23 sec in hand.

And in Poznan, Poland, a steady clear more than six sec off the pace in the 1.45m speed earned 13th place for James Davenport and Crush.


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