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British rider in lead at Tattersalls

Thursday, 29th May, 2014 7:11pm

British rider in lead at Tattersalls

Kitty King on Persimmon at Tattersalls.

Day one of the Tattersalls International Horse Trials in Ratoath saw last year's winners of the Eventing Ireland CCI2* Kitty King take poll position in The Irish Field CCI*** after the dressage phase with Persimmon leading the way on a score of 40.4.  Lying second place is Great Britain’s Izzy Taylor riding Allercombe Ellieon a score of 41.0 and currently in third place is New Zealand’s Paul Tapner with Indian Mill on a score of 42.2.


Current World Number 1 William Fox-Pitt leads the way in the Land Rover CCI* class riding Top Biats on a score of 36.9 with Ireland’s Claire Abbott in second place riding Oakley on 40.0.

The Tattersalls International Horse Trials & Country Fair in association with Horse Sport Ireland continues tomorrow with day three of dressage and the beginning of the intensely competitive Cross Country phase of the competition. Cross Country continues all day Saturday along with Show Jumping. Competition concludes on Sunday with Show Jumping and Cross Country.


The Irish Field CCI*** Dressage Results (after Day 1 of Dressage)

1 Kitty King (GB) Persimmon (40.4)

2 Izzy Taylor (GB) Allercombe Ellie (41.0)

3 Paul Tapner (NZ) Indian Mill (42.2)

Best of the Irish

7  Sarah Ennis (IRE) Stellor Rebound (47.4)