9 May 2002

Michael Whitaker has made a strong start to the 2002 season, establishing a commanding lead over his brother John

BSJA rankings from 1 January to 31 March 2002

Overall riders

1, Michael Whitaker, 625.16 points; 2, John Whitaker, 282.78; 3, Mennell Watson, 263; 4, Tim Stockdale, 251.74; 5, Andrew Davies, 236.4; 6, Veronique Whitaker, 212.92; 7, Cameron Hanley, 140.72; 8, Robert Smith, 137.1; 9, Geoff Glazzard, 135.4; 10, Mark Armstrong, 123.8; 11, Corinne Collins, 114.92; 12, Richard Davenport, 108.86; 13, Di Lampard, 108.02; 14, William Funnell, 98.86; 15, David McPherson, 76.98; 16, Robert Whitaker, 76.32; 17, Paul Barker, 75.94; 18, Mark Kelly, 75.62; 19, Jamie Wingrave, 63.4; 20, Derek Morton, 50.96.

Lady riders

1, Veronique Whitaker, 212.92; 2, Corinne Collins, 114.92; 3, 13, Di Lampard, 108.02; 4, Louise Pavitt, 33.5; 5, Aileen Craig, 32.9; 6, Nicky Boulter, 32.12; 7,Lisa Hales, 25.52; 8, Ellen Whitaker, 22.90; 9, Vicky Young, 21.68; 10, Gemma Dickens, 19.7.

Young riders

1, Robert Whitaker, 76.32; 2, Jamie Wingrave, 63.4; 3, Louise Pavitt, 33.5; 4, Lee Williams, 25.42; 5, Ellen Whitaker, 22.90; 6, Gemma Dickens, 19.7; 7, Kate Mead, 19.42; 8, Anna Edwards, 17.7; 9, James Davenport, 16.22; 9, Lyndsey Babes, 12.48.

Owners

1, A Bedford, £23,551; 2, H Van Heyningen, £14,575; 3, C Whitaker, £13,688; 4, V Whitaker & M Whitaker, £10,189; 5, M Hall, £9,455; 6, Stable Express & P Morris, £6,757; 7, R Smith, £5,780; 8, M Dawes, £5,523; 9, J Bosher, £5,459; 10, C Garratt, £5,412.

Horses

1, Handel II, £23,551; 2, Back In Business II, £11,486; 3, Eldorado,£10,189; 4, Limbo V, £9,455; 5, Quinten II, £8,815; 6, Mr Springfield, £5,780; 7, Glenwood Springs, £5,459; 8, Stable Express Barry Bug, £4,925; 9, Cortaflex Amber Du Montois, £4,678; 10, Grand Marnier, £4,416.

128cm ponies

1,J’s Junior, £516; 2, Spring Disney, £466; 3, Sligo Lucky, £336; 4, Meadowhead Foxtrot, £324; 5, Midnight Dynamite, £323; 6, Dickens, £312; 7, Proud Flyer, £282; 8, My Little Tinker, £244; 9eq, Ballyclough Tess & Duncrynes Jungle Bunny, £227.

138cm

1, It’s Lulu II, £598; 2, Strawberry Fair III, £523; 3, Colour Code, £429; 4, Lakeland Little Cracker, £409; 5, Guinness Special, £395; 6, Mystic Starlite Express, £353; 7, Grey Guy, £347; 8, Necta Peebles, £293; 9, Tremenyn Flyaway, £279; 10, Brooklands Done Dreamin, £268.

148cm

1, Colton Maelstrom, £,1055; 2, New York Skyline, £905; 3, New York Spritzer, £800; 4, Loobeen Shamrock, £743; 5, Top Knotch III, £693; 6, Mister Amontilano, £622; 7, Mystery Music, £583; 8, Lady Ashfield, £561; 9, Master Bill, £539; 10, Colourwood Colando, £492.

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