Sophie Corney from Scunthorpe wins at 0.85m National Amateur Second Round

Sophie Corney from Scunthorpe wins at 0.85m National Amateur Second Round

 

There were 59 combinations forward in this second round and spectators were treated to a competitive jump off in which 30 competed. An impressive 17 double clears were produced, but with just the twelve qualifying places on offer, the times were to become crucial.

 

Sophie Corney from Scunthorpe, South Humberside took home the victory with her own 19 year old bay mare Ocean Breeze II after they delivered their double clear in 31.94 seconds. They were the only combination able to break the 32 seconds barrier.

 

15 year old Katie Benbow from Goole, North Humberside finished in second on her father Simon’s nine year old chestnut mare Ruby St Loise. They produced two immaculate rounds in 33.19 seconds.

 

Third place was secured by Jodie Coleman from Gnosall, Staffordshire on her own 14 year old bay mare Ursa after they clocked up their double clear in 33.57 seconds.

 

Images: Credit - Studio One Photography.