Lorna Simpson dominates both the Dodson & Horrell 0.85m and 0.95m National Amateur Second Rounds at Anvil Park Stud

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Lorna Simpson from Colchester, Essex enjoyed a great show when winning the Dodson & Horrell 0.85m and 0.95m National Amateur Second Rounds at Anvil Park Stud in Norwich, Norfolk.

Qualification for the Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Championships, held at Aintree Equestrian Centre in Liverpool during the 14th – 19th November, was the aim for each and every rider.

Dodson & Horrell 0.85m National Amateur Second Round

Lorna headed the six horse jump off in this second round on board her own 9 year-old grey mare Rubi VII. Demonstrating great turn of speed combined with accurate riding, the partnership flew through the finish line with all fences still standing in 27.05 seconds.

Second place was taken by Anna Louise Spratt from Dereham, Norfolk and she took her place inside the top two with her own 15 year-old grey gelding Silver Larry. This combination delivered their double clear in 29.23 seconds.

Fourteen year-old Maia Capp from Ely, Cambridgeshire rounded off the podium with Wild Montana Skies, a 15 year-old bay mare owned by Theresa Capp. They posted their double clear in 31.38 seconds.

Anvil Park Stud – Sunday 22nd October 2017
Dodson & Horrell 0.85m National Amateur Second Round Results
1st Lorna Simpson & Rubi VII – 0/0 – 27.05 seconds
2nd Anna Louise Spratt & Silver Larry – 0/0 – 29.23 seconds
3rd Maia Capp & Wild Montana Skies – 0/0 – 31.38 seconds
4th Kim Pearson & Opal III – 0/0 – 33.03 seconds
5th Nicola Norfolk & Inferno III – 0/0 – 34.84 seconds
6th Laura Cochrane & Ladywizer M - 0/8 – 47.35 seconds

 

Dodson & Horrell 0.95m National Amateur Second Round

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Continuing her winning streak, Lorna also took the 0.95m second round, this time on her own 12 year-old grey mare, Zilver Bling. Just four pairings were able to make it through to the jump off and Lorna produced another quick time to finish with a double clear in 33.74 seconds.

Rachel Chisnell from Colchester, Essex took second place with her own 10 year-old bay gelding HSB Shancourt Diamond after they secured a double clear in 36.71 seconds.

Anna Louise Spratt also enjoyed a successful day when she picked up third place in this second round on Lady Comtess, her own 7 year-old brown mare. This pair crossed the finish line with a double clear in 49.54 seconds.

Anvil Park Stud – Sunday 22nd October 2017
Dodson & Horrell 0.95m National Amateur Second Round Results
1st Lorna Simpson & Zilver Bling – 0/0 – 33.74 seconds
2nd Rachel Chisnell & HSB Shancourt Diamond – 0/0 – 36.71 seconds
3rd Anna Louise Spratt & Lady Comtess – 0/0 – 49.54 seconds
4th Sydney Munson & Ballinabarney Impella – 0/16 – 67.98 seconds

Article Source: British Showjumping News

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