James Fisher claimed victory in the 2* 1.35m speed in Knokke, Belgium, with Fancypina.
Sixty-four contended this class but James held off all challengers to take the top spot on the nine-year-old Toulon/Kroongraaf mare to win with 0.86 sec in hand. A steadier clear from Mark Hallion on Castle Rock earned 10th place.
Isabel Saywell piloted the 12-year-old Ukato mare Courage into second in the 32-strong 1* 1.05m speed 1.72 sec off the pace. Stacey Willsone on Cirrus and Ellie Burrell-Squibb with Zaronda II also posted clears for 11th and 13th.
James Davenport was almost eight sec behind the winner in the 48-horse 2* 1.45m speed section A for seventh on One Endeavour. Four faults dropped Jake Saywell and Touch of Chilli down to 13th.
And James posted a steady clear in the 59-entry 3* 1.50m speed to take 11th on Crush. Amy Inglis also returned a steady round to finish on one time fault and in 14th with Wishes.
Jane Annett finished fifth in the 1.45m section B – split due to the big entry – 3.53 sec behind the pace on the eight-year-old Billy Du Montois. Joe Clee picked up eighth on Lafayette Van Overis.
Emma Stoker guided Milton (Emerald Van’t Ruytershof/Heartbreaker) into fourth in the seven-year-old 1.35m speed 1.39 sec off the pace. Joe Clee was 11th on Cassy De La Valiere.
Stacey claimed eighth in the 1* 1.15m with the 17-year-old Varo M almost 10 sec behind the winner in the 52-strong 1.15m speed. Lyndsay Scatterty was steadier for 11th on Devonte.
Claire Salem claimed 11th on Meteoor in the 57-entry 1* 1.25m two-phase 3.34 sec off the pace.
Guy Williams and the Cicero Van Paemel 12-year-old Cicero II reached the jump-off of the 1.50m in Mons Ghlin, Belgium, but four faults dropped them down the order.
Seventeen of the 82 starters accessed round two with Guy in contention, but a rail down dropped the pair down to eighth. France’s Charles Ferme took the win on Dalipp Z.
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