It’s the 29th week of the season and our statistical series continues with facts from Moreton Morrell, South of England, Bricky and more

Dates: 20 – 27 September, 29th week of the 2015 season

The basics

South of England Horse Trials (2) 27.09.2015

Number of British Eventing (BE) fixtures: seven (Pontispool (2), Moreton Morrell (2), Kelsall Hill (2), South of England, Aske (2), Bricky, Brooksby Melton College (2))
Number of BE sections run this week: 126
Number of FEI sections run in Britain this week: three
Event with most sections: Kelsall Hill – 33
Number of BE sections run so far this year: 2295
Number of combined BE and FEI sections run so far this year: 2361
Number of BE fixtures run so far this year: 147

South of England Horse Trials (2) 27.09.2015

Best dressage scores

Pontispool: 14, scored by Alexander Bragg and Bloomfield Tiger Two, who won BE100 section H on this score
Moreton Morrell: 16.8, for Ritchie Heaney and Dhi Jet Set. They won BE100 section F despite 5.2 time-faults across country
Kelsall Hill: 17, for Alex Hua Tian and William XVII, who finished third in novice section N with 10 cross-country time-faults
South of England: 22.5, scored by Laura Collett and Dacapo, who won novice section L with an additional 3.2 cross-country time-faults
Aske: 22.3, for Annie Ballamy and Grafik III who won BE100 section L on this score
Bricky: 20.8, scored by Katie Hancock and Kilcandra Rambo Ray, who won the BE100 regional final on their dressage score
Brooksby Melton College: 18, for Lisa Clarke-Spence and Tough Customer, who won BE90 section F on this score

Continued below…

Speedy gonzales

4: number of pairs inside the 4min 41sec optimum time over the novice course at Pontispool. They were Dani Evans (Marstonpark Lipina), Millie Dumas (Penhill Touch Of Class), Victoria Fleming (Olsie) and Alice Kneen (Come Along Springtime)
1: number of pairs inside the 5min 33sec optimum time over the intermediate course at Kelsall Hill. They were Aimee Penny and Hirondelle De Fribois B, who finished second in intermediate section V
2: number of pairs inside the 5min 57sec optimum time over the CIC* course at South of England. They were Rebecca Gibbs on Woodlands Springtime and Nat Dixon riding Party Juice
3: number of pairs inside the 5min 3sec CIC* course at Aske. They were Sarah Parkes riding Cyres and Christopher Whittle on Foxglove Skylark
4: number of pairs inside the 5min 24sec optimum time over the novice course at Bricky. They were Jo Rimmer (Diamond Bobby), Jade Lazenby (Hullahbaloo), Georgina Ewell (Zoretto), Eloise Bartlett (Killacoran Blue)

And also…

Gatcombe Horse Trials 29 09 2014

1: number of events cancelled this week. Burnham Market was taken off the calendar due to insufficient entries
100: percentage of starters to finish the BE90 regional final at Pontispool
8: number of starters to finish under-21 open intermediate section N at Pontispool
8: number of starters to finish intermediate section C at Aske
41: percentage of starters not to finish under-21 open intermediate section N at South of England
100: percentage of starters to complete BE90 open section K at Brooksby
3: number of riders from New Zealand to finish in the top six at Moreton Morrell’s novice section A. They were Neil Spratt on Galwaybay Echo (second), Lucy Jackson on Global Cobra (third) and Caroline Powell on Chance Encounter VII (sixth)
5: number of horses Padraig McCarthy competed in the BE100 at Kelsall Hill. They were Ringwood Kenco, Castlefield Romeo, MGH Maccabee, Garrybritt Lando and Tintern Tinker
40: number of starters to complete the BE100 regional final at Bricky

Further afield

Badminton H/T Day 2 23.04.11

20,000: amount in dollars that 21 year-old US eventer Jacob Fletcher and Atlantic Domino won in the Gold Cup Final and the American Eventing Championships
44.3: Oliver Townend and Cooley SRS’s winning dressage score at the CCI3* at Ballindenisk in Ireland

Full reports from South of England (2), Aske (2), Kelsall Hill (2), Pontispool (2) and Waregem in H&H this week, out Thursday, 1 October 2015