Eventing in numbers: 1 speedy CIC2* rider, a treble of wins and two full siblings

  • Dates: 15-21 June, 16th week of the 2015 season

    The basics

    Sula Blue 5th two star a

    Number of British Eventing (BE) fixtures: five (Nunney, Catton Park, Hutton in the Forest (1), Stratford Hills and Farley Hall)
    Number of BE sections run this week: 84
    Number of FEI sections run in Britain this week: one
    Event with most sections: a tie between Nunney and Stratford Hills, which both had 19
    Number of BE sections run so far this year: 1187
    Number of combined BE and FEI sections run so far this year: 1215
    Number of BE fixtures run so far this year: 79

    Best dressage scores

    Aston-Le-Walls 13.05.2015 Archive No : TR 902

    Nunney: 19.5, for Zoe Wilkinson and Francoe PFB, who topped the five-year-old class
    Catton Park: 19.5, scored by Loretta Joynson and PSH Lava Flow, winners of novice section J
    Hutton: 21, for both BE90 section J winner John Guy on Max and BE100 section P victor Shauna Charman on Frogertie
    Stratford Hills: 16, racked up by Philippa Cross and Cool Blue in BE80(T) section F, although penalties in the other phases put paid to a high placing
    Farley Hall: 17, the mark for Denise Lambert and William Star, who topped BE100 section H

    Speedy gonzales

    Belton Park One Day Event on 18 04 2015

    1: number of pairs who beat the 5min 40sec optimum time in the CIC2* at Nunney (10th-placed Ian Wills and Hartpury Sky Is The Limit)
    0: number of pairs who beat the 5min 1sec optimum time over the intermediate course at Catton — the fastest rider was Tyler Cassells, who won intermediate section M on Machismo Star with 3.2 time-faults

    And also…


    14: number of pairs who incurred “too fast” time-faults in the BE100 sections at Nunney
    100: percent completion rate in the 11-starter open novice at Hutton
    2: riders scored doubles at Stratford HillsPiggy French and Will Furlong
    1: number of non-British winners at Catton — France’s Arthur Duffort took BE100open section D
    3: number of wins in a row Harry Meade has now had with Tenazeze — who won both young horse World Championships at Le Lion under French rider Thomas Carlile before joining the Brit. He won at Tweseldown and West Wilts, then at Farley Hall

    Further afield

    Aston-Le-Walls 13.05.2015 Archive No : TR 902

    28.9: percentage of starters in the CCI4* at Luhmühlen who scored in the 30s in the dressage
    2: number of full siblings being ridden by Lucinda Fredericks in the CCI* at Hopetoun this week — Britannias Mail (pictured) and Little Britannia — both out of the triple four-star winner Headley Britannia and by the Olympic showjumper Jaguar Mail

    Full reports from Luhmühlen, Nunney and Catton in H&H this week, out Thursday, 25 June 2015

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