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Myerscough Premier League: Bravo Nathalie

last updated on March 13, 2017 14:50

Myerscough Premier League: Bravo Nathalie

Nathalie Kayal was on top form at Myerscough Premier League in Lancashire (1 – 5 March 2017), winning not one but two Prix St Georges level classes, in addition to Saturday’s Inter I Freestyle.

The 33-year-old from Beaconsfield dominated Friday’s Fairfax Saddles Prix St Georges with two assured performances on her lovely horses. Her ride for the top spot was the 12-year-old bay DHI Homerun (pictured) who scored 70.61% and, not to be outdone, DHI Bravo did himself proud too. The KWPN grey was awarded 69.69%, less than one percent adrift of his stable mate to achieve second place in the high class field.

Continuing her winning ways, on Saturday Nathalie won two FEI Freestyle tests with both her geldings on plus-73% scores. She partnered DHI Bravo, the 2016 Magic PSG Freestyle reserve champion, to win the PSG Freestyle and with DHI Homerun she pocketed the Inter I Freestyle.

Robyn Smith (20) made the journey from Glasgow a rewarding one as she won two classes – the Equine Construction Advanced Medium with nine-year Florencio I stallion, Francesco 77, and Thursday’s Fairfax Saddles Prix St Georges with her 2016 Young Rider European Championships partner, Foold Uz.

The new combination of Anya Kolleth and British pony star SL Lucci maintained their unbeaten record with victory in the FEI Pony Team test on a score of 73.08%, much to the delight of his rider; “Lucci was feeling on great form today at Myerscough College for our first Premier League together. We came away with a score of 73.08% and a win. Looking forward to developing our partnership further throughout the coming season!”

Becky Moody and 10-year-old Painted Black son Carinsio were unanimous winners of the LeMieux Grand Prix, their first win on only their third start at the level, whilst Steph Croxford and her part Hackney-part Dutch 12-year-old, Mr Hyde, took the Grand Prix Freestyle.

The winners:

Class 1: Shearwater Young Horse Qualifier – 6-year-olds
MSJ Top Secret ridden by Jayden Brown, 8.66

Class 2: TopSpec Medium 75
Lucinda Elliott with Mount St John Furstin Fugger, 70.18%

Class 3: Equine Construction Advanced Medium 98
Henrietta Cheetham with Dancer Khan, 70.92%

Class 4: Advanced 102
Sophie Taylor with Madam’s Miss Maria, 71.37%

Class 5: Shearwater Young Horse Qualifier – 4-year-olds
Ingres ridden by Ashley Jenkins, 7.64

Class 6: Equine Construction Advanced Medium 92
Robyn Smith with Francesco 77, 69.91%

Class 7: Equine Construction Advanced Medium 96
Jessica Dunn with LG Alicante Valley, 65.88%

Class 8: Fairfax Saddles Prix St Georges
Robyn Smith with Foold Uz, 69.87%

Class 8: Fairfax Saddles Prix St Georges – section 2
Victoria Jones with Wiepke II, 68.99%

Class 9: Saracen Horse Feeds Intermediate I
Serena Pincus with Sheepcote Fantasia, 67.94%

Class 10: Fairfax Saddles Prix St Georges
Nathalie Kayal with DHI Homerun, 70.61%

Class 11: Saracen Horse Feeds Intermediate I
Melissa Chapman with Whatever, 69.43%

Class 12: Under-25 Grand Prix
Eilidh Grant with Rock DJ, 64.22%

Class 13: Shearwater Young Horse Qualifier – 5-year-olds
Mount St John Daytona ridden by Lucinda Elliott, 8.54

Class 14: Monarch Equestrian Intermediate II
Emma Hindle with Romy del Sol, 68.60%

Class 15: Prix St Georges Freestyle
Nathalie Kayal with DHI Bravo, 73.92%

Class 16: Inter I Freestyle
Natalie Kayal with DHI Homerun, 73.58%

Class 17: Grand Prix Freestyle
Steph Croxford with Mr Hyde, 71.88%

Class 18: FEI Pony Team Test
Anya Kolleth with SL Lucci, 73.08%

Class 19: LeMieux Grand Prix
Becky Moody with Carinsio, 69.43%

Class 20: FEI Pony Individual Test
Charlotte McDowall with BKS Grand Design, 65.24%

For full results click here.