The Mitsubishi Motors Cup held at Badminton Horse Trials immediately before the prestigious four-star event gives event riders at the lower levels of the sport the opportunity to perform on one of the biggest stages of the eventing world.

This year, the BE100 championship was won by Katie Hancock from Cornwall riding her own 10-year-old Kilcandra Rambo Ray. The combination triumphed on their impressive dressage mark of 24 penalties, 7.8 penalties clear of their nearest rival. Second place went to Stephanie Waite riding Stay In Touch who finished on a score of 31.8. Third place was occupied by Zoe Davison riding Cavaliers Back To Black, who finished on 32.4 penalties.

The course caused problems at a number of different fences. In total 59% of cross-country starters completed the cross-country course with no jumping penalties.

Here are pictures of the fences riders faced on the cross-country. The championship course was 3100m in length with an optimum time of 6 minutes 35 seconds. Find out which fences caught most riders out with our fence-by-fence analysis.

Start box

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Fence 1: BE Flower Box
0 faulters

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Fence 2: Huntsmans Roll Top
0 faulters

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Fence 3ab: Park Logs
1 refusal

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Fence 4: ASX Cross Question
0 faulters

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Fence 5ab: Wadworths at The Lake
6refusals

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5a alternative

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Fence 6ab: World Horse Welfare Garden Fence
0 faulters

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Fence 7: Woodhouse Table
1 refusal

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Fence 8: Danco Shooting Butt
0 faulters

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Fence 9ab: Devoucoux Brushes
8 refusals

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Alternative 9a

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Alternative 9b

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Fence 10: Spillers Horse Feeds Beam
1 refusal

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Fence 11: PHEV Brush
0 faulters

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Fence 12, 13 and 14: Irish Horse Gateway Combination
Fence 12: 1 refusal
Fence 13: 1 refusals
Fence 14: 2 refusals

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14 alternative

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Fence 15abc: Shogun Hollow
17 refusals
3 falls

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Fence 16ab: CrossCountry App House (fastest route is to jump this on the left as a corner)
10 refusals

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Fence 16b alternative

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Fence 17ab: Four-Star Wall
0 faulters

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Fence 18ab: Mirage Step
5 refusals

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Fence 18a alternative

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Fence 18b alternative

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Fence 19: Outlander Wagon
1 refusal
1 fall

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Fence 20ab: Careers in Racing Quarry
4 refusals
1 fall

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Fence 21: James’ Book
0 faulters

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Read the full Mitsubishi Motors Cup report in Horse & Hound magazine (12 May 2016).