Bicton Horse Trials cross-country times released: find out what time your favourite starts

  • The Chedington Bicton Horse Trials cross-country times have been released for tomorrow’s five-star action.

    Pippa Funnell, who leads the field after dressage, will leave the start box at 3.34pm on Barbara and Nicholas Walkinshaw’s Billy Walk On.

    Piggy March, second after the first phase on Trevor Dickens’ Vanir Kamira, starts at 2.40pm.

    Will Rawlin, a five-star first-timer who impressed today to sit third overnight, will kick off his cross-country campaign at 2.52pm on VIP Vinnie, who is owned by his parents Andrew and Miranda.

    The cross-country action tomorrow starts at 12.30pm. David Doel is the pathfinder riding Gillian Jonas’s Galileo Nieuwmoed and also rides Christine Lees’ Ferro Point near the end of the day at 3.22pm.

    Pippa Funnell has two horses in the top 10 and will start on Marek Sebestak’s Majas Hope – currently eighth – at 12.52pm. Majas Hope has returned to his original place in the drawn order, having had a delayed start time in the dressage due to needing the attention of the farrier.

    Oliver Townend is the final rider listed on the Bicton Horse Trials cross-country times, starting at 3.40pm on the Hazeldines and the Mitchell Fox Group’s Tregilder (14th after dressage). He also has Tom Joule’s MHS King Joules (currently 10th) at 12.40pm, the second horse to go in the competition.

    New Zealand’s Tim Price is the only non-British rider in the top 10 after dressage. He starts his cross-country round at 1.28pm on Ringwood Sky Boy, who belongs to Varenna Allen, Robert Taylor and his rider. The pair scored 26.7 for fifth in the dressage phase.

    Full cross-country times [PDF download]

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