Lucy Jackson and Superstition are poised to pounce in the CCI4*-AS Event Rider Masters class at the Millstreet International Horse Trials in Ireland. The Kiwi combo sit in fourth equal spot on a score of 26.4 penalty points at the end of the dressage with Oliver Townend (GBR) and his Burghley winner Ballaghmor Class leading on 21.
World no.1 Tim Price and Wesko at in 10th equal spot on 28.5 with Jesse Campbell and Amsterdam 21 22nd on 32.4 in the 30-strong field.
Jesse and Diachello are the best of the New Zealanders in the CCI4*-L, sitting in sixth equal place on 34.7 penalty points with Jonelle Price and Grappa Nera 21st with a score of 40.3. Chris Burton (AUS) and Lawtown Chloe lead the 26 combinations on 28.8.
Tim Price and Xavier Faer have added no showjumping penalties to their 30 penalty point dressage score in the CCI4*-S. They sit in seventh spot with Gemma Tattersall (GBR) and Jalapeno leading the pack on 25.6. Tim is also in 18th aboard Falco in the 56-strong field, still on their dressage score of 32.6.
Tim is also seventh in the CCI3*-S class aboard Emotion after the dressage and showjumping, with a score of 31. Kevin McNab (AUS) and Fernhill Tabasco lead the 65-strong field on 25.8. Jonelle Price and Curly Girl added two time penalties in the jumping to finish the day on 32.9 in 16th place.
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The horse details:
Diachello – owned by Kent Gardner and Jesse Campbell
Grappa Nera – owned by The Grape Syndicate
Amsterdam – owned by Craig Campbell
Falco – owned by Sue Benson
Xavier Faer – owned by Trisha Rickards, Nigella Hall and Tim Price
Wesko – owned by The Windrush Equestrian Foundation
Superstition – owned by Gillian Greenleas
Emotion II – owned by Eventing First PLC
Curly Girl – owned by Katie Amin, Lucy Sangster, Kate Holmes and Jackie Oliver
By Diana Dobson – HP Media Liaison
Photos by Libby Law/ESNZ