Who currently holds pole position at Tattersalls International Horse Trials & Country Fair?

Sarah Wells-Gaston reports ..

World number one Tim Price is amongst the leaders at Tattersalls International Horse Trials and County Fair after three days of Eventing action.

The New Zealand Olympian and 2018 Burghley winner leads the George Mernagh Memorial CCI4*-S with Ascona M, who is bound for the CCI5*-L in two weeks time, with a score of 25.9. He has a 3.9 penalty lead over Japan’s Kazuma Tomoto riding Vinci de la Vigne (29.8) with Alexander Bragg in third with Zagreb (29.9) – a combination also entered for Luhmuhlen.

Grand Slam winner Pippa Funnell leads the Irish Field CCI4*-L with MGH Grafton Street on a score of 25.4, putting her three penalties ahead of Laura Collett and Dacapo (28.4) with Tomoto once again in the top three, this time with Bernadette Utopia (29.2).

In the Connollys Red Mills CCIU25 3* L after dressage, Ireland’s Cathal Daniels leads with a score of 26.0 on OLS King Aragon and he also holds third place with LEB Lias Jewel on a score of 27.7. Sam Ecroyd holds second place with Tullaher Sunrise (26.2). The team competition is led by the Irish Imps – made up of leader Daniels, Sofie Walshe, Ella Boyle and Luke Coen, who have a combined score of 89.4. The British Belles and British Bulldogs occupy second and third respectively scoring 91.4 and 93.8.

William Fox-Pitt heads the Eventing Ireland CCI3*-L with Georgisaurus with a score of 20.5. This puts him ahead of New Zealander James Avery on Aloha (23.9) and Tom Jackson with Forest Gump 124 (24.2).

Cross country action has already gotten underway at the Ireland international event.

John Paul Sheffield for Great Britain and Woodlander Wesuvio maintained their dressage lead in the Land Rover CC12*L staying on a score of 27.8 with a clear round inside the optimum time. Arthur Duffort (France) is in second with Brando De Cherel on a score 28.3 of with Gemma Gurvidi in third with Dali (28.5).

In the Cooley Farm CCI Young Horse 2*L William Fox- Pitt leads a British one, two three with Graffenacht staying in their dressage score of 24.6. Izzy Taylor is second with Hartacker (28.3) and Tom McEwen third with Brookfield Benjamin Bounce (28.6).

Chloe Fagan maintained her dressage lead with Versace Biscuit in the Horseware CCIJ2*L with a score of 24.8. The top three all maintained their positions coming home clear inside the optimum time. Second place is occupied by Britain’s Jemima Stratton and Global H (26.0) with Molly O’Neil in theirs with Clearistown Favia (29.8).

The top two riders on the Berney Bros CCI2*L for Ponies also maintained their positions after the second phase. Ireland’s Bramblebrough Eoghan rideen by Lucie Glynn leads with with a score of 30.80. Grace Tyrrell holds second with Fiona’s Fionn (31.4) with Aine Duggan and Manninard Diarmand now in third (37.7).

Images courtesy of Lorraine O’Sullivan

ntained her dressage lead with Versace Biscuit in the Horseware CCIJ2*L with a score of 24.8. The top three all maintained their positions coming home clear inside the optimum time. Second place is occupied by Britain’s Jemima Stratton and Global H (26.0) with Molly O’Neil in theirs with Clearistown Favia (29.8).

The top two riders on the Berney Bros CCI2*L for Ponies also maintained their positions after the second phase. Ireland’s Bramblebrough Eoghan rideen by Lucie Glynn leads with with a score of 30.80. Grace Tyrrell holds second with Fiona’s Fionn (31.4) with Aine Duggan and Manninard Diarmand now in third (37.7).

Images courtesy of Lorraine O’Sullivan

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