Geoff Luckett registered his first win with Claire Beecrofts Monline when he pocketed the £5,000 prize in the Mulberry Insurance Services Grand Prix at Quainton Stud (31 July).
Ryan Prater set an early the target on the ever-improving Vahagn De Lozana. Ellen Whitaker then snatched the lead with a dash to the final vertical, but Geoff used Monlines long stride and scope to pinch a further 0.5sec.
Geoff also featured in the £1,000-to-the-winner Bank of Scotland Speed Grand Prix when setting an early target aboard Chris Moyces Pjort. They dropped to eventual fourth place after Carron Nicol used her late draw to bring Hollywood to the fore. William Funnell was second on Cortaflex Machiavelli, while Lee Williams slotting Linaro 18 into third.
Read this report in full, plus reports from other top show jumping competitions around the country, in today’s Horse & Hound (9 August, ’07)