Emily Sage headed a British top three in the six-year-old 1.20m with Centino Blue TW on the Vilamoura Atlantic tour, Portugal.
Forty-eight contended this 1.20m speed class with Emily taking the win by 0.75 sec on the Centadel daughter Centino Blue. Laura Renwick steered Cottee (Asterix E Z/Couleur Rubin) into second with Tim Page filling third spot on DC Cordelia. Louise Simpson guided Charlotta II into sixth with Joanne Whitaker on Jinocentia Eickenrode in seventh and 15th with London Eye and Barry Dove finished ninth on Chataga Z. Joao Charlesworth on Corento claimed equal 13th alongside James Smith aboard Joyride CMS and Jackson Reed-Stephenson was also clear on Obelia VD Bisschop for 18th.
Laura Renwick netted second and third in the 49-entry seven-year-old, finishing 2.28 sec behind the winner on the Parco/Tristan De Quelen mare Symphony for the runner-up spot and taking third on MHS Alabama (Obos Quality 004/Cavalier Royale). David Simpson guided I’m Special Too DHH into fifth, Emily Sage was eighth on I Am A Harley with Laura Mantel 10th riding Idaho and Alex Bishop posted one of the steadiest clears for 12th on Thomascourt Emirates.
Beth Vernon jumped a steady clear in the 26-horse 1.20m speed to take eighth on the Luidam seven-year-old Luidam’s Serenade more than six sec off the pace.
One time fault in the seven-horse 1.30 speed put Douglas Duffin and Endyana EH Z into third.
Emma Stoker posted easy double clears in the 83-strong seven-year-old 1.30m two-phase section A to take third on Q Seven (Quaid/Stakkato) 1.23 sec behind the pace and seventh with Newberry Balia NL. William and Pippa Funnell also returned penalty-free rounds for 16th and 17th on Billy Pablo and Billy Serafina.
Max Routledge slotted IV Willem (Cassini Gold/Revel O) into third in the 77-horse seven-year-old section B 1.59 sec off the pace. Jake Saywell rode Irmette Balia PJ into eighth with Sally Hopkinson’s Monte Carlos in 10th, Jude Burgess finished 12th on Ivascalle, Emma took 15th on I’m Happylina and Jane Annett also posted a double clear for 17th with Impala.
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