Nicola Wilson, Tom McEwen and Bubby Upton are all celebrating after Bicton victories

  • Nicola Wilson was victorious in the CCI4*-L at Bicton Horse Trials, supported by Chedington. She jumped clear inside the time allowed on JL Dublin in the final showjumping phase.

    Ros Canter finished second in this section on the exciting nine-year-old, Lordships Graffalo, finishing 1.9 penalties adrift of Nicola.

    Gemma Tattersall jumped clear rounds on both Santiago Bay and Chilli Knight to finish third and seventh respectively.

    Bicton Horse Trials cross-country: CCI4*-S

    The final cross-country phase of the Chedington CCI4*-S proved to be very exciting.

    Tom McEwen maintained his overnight lead aboard his 2019 Pau winner, Toledo De Kerser to take the win.

    Kitty King and Vendredi Biats finished on their dressage score to take second place, while Ros Canter and her World Equestrian Games team and individual gold medallist, Allstar B dropped one place to third after picking up 1.6 time-faults across country.

    Dressage leader Laura Collett finished in fourth with London 52, while Oliver Townend and Cooley Master Class were sixth.

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    Bicton Horse Trials showjumping: under-25

    Bubby Upton had some ups and downs on the final day of competition in the under-25 CCI4*-L. She won aboard Cannavaro (pictured), who had been in second after the cross-country, but fences down on her overnight leader, Cola III, dropped him to fourth.

    Heidi Coy climbed a place into second on Russal Z — they finished 1.1 penalty behind Bubby and Cannavarao.

    Yasmin Ingham, who had been the dressage leader, finished in eventual third on Banzai Du Loir.

    Read more about Bicton in next week’s magazine, out on 17 June 2021.

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