Australia’s Sammi McLeod riding Black Odyssey held off strong opposition to secure a well-deserved win in the open intermediate at the Wychanger Barton Saddlery-sponsored Pontispool (1).

Fiona Hobby and Smart Approach finished second, ahead of cross-country course-designer Eric Winter (Flying Sun), who snatched third place from Mary King and Kings Gem.

Mary took intermediate section E on Kings Temptress, from Jason Hobbs on Stilo Kontiko. Nick Gauntlett continued his run of good form on Woodside Alcatraz by winning the other intermediate.

Read this report in full, complete with fantastic photographs, in this Thursday’s Horse & Hound (26 April, ’07)