2 Nov 2017
Congratulations to all connections of Xavier Faer the highest placed SHB(GB) registered horse and the best British-bred horse in the end of year BE top 100 horse rankings, in equal 6th place.
Xavier Faer, owned and bred by Trisha Rickards is by the SHB(GB) graded stallion Catherston Liberator out of the former advanced mare Faerie Dazzler by the SHB(GB) graded stallion Catherston Dazzler. Xavier Faer (pictured below at Burghley) was third at Badminton where he won the SHB(GB) prize for the ‘highest placed by an SHB(GB) stallion’ and was also the best British-bred, and finished the season in 18th place at Burghley.
SHB(GB) has presented awards at all this year’s British international (CCI) three-day events. The awards, sponsored by Preci-Spark and BEDE Events, are presented to the owner of the highest placed horse registered with The Society. This year’s award winning horses are;
CCI1* – Yes I Can (Kannan-Slip Anchor xx) ridden by William Fox-Pitt and owned and bred by Marietta Fox-Pitt out of the thoroughbred mare Fairlead
CCI2* - Leonardo VIII (Maximillian Voltucky-out of Lady’s Legacy)ridden by Aaron Miller, owned and bred by Mrs Irene Broom.
CCIYR2* - Philanderer II (Jumbo- Mangan) ridden by Libby Seed. The stallion (pictured below) is owned and bred by Carolyn Bates of Grafham Stud.
CCIJ* - Ngong Hills (Fleetwater Opposition-Reformed Character xx) ridden and owned by Harriet Wright. It is the fifth SHB(GB) award for the successful 12-year-old bred by Anne Furness of Thirsk and formerly ridden by Nicola Wilson.
CCIU253* - Triple Chance II (Langarth Triple-Joli Wasfi XX) ridden by Ashley Edmond and owned by Ashley and Mrs Bridget Heal. Triple Chance was bred by Mr and Mrs NJ Matthews of Woolastone Stud, Lydney out of the mare Joli Woppity
CCIYR* Sec B – Little Maestro by Mednight Mahout out of Oakapple Mischiefmaker (sire u/k) ridden by owner Holly Osborne and bred by Mrs E Anstey of Bicester
CCIYR* Sec C – Secret Desire II (McGuigan-Jumbo HIrt xx) ridden by Kate Dennis, owned by Mrs Victoria Dennis and bred by Mr AS Graves of Carlisle out of the thoroughbred mare Good Advice
CCI* - Mintridge Larkspur (Up with the Lark-Ginus[KWPN]) ridden by Mark Ford, owned by Miss Eleanor Barrett bred by Mrs S Barrett of Bromyard.
CCI2* Lawa – (by Mill Law) ridden by owner Miss Alicia Hawker and bred by Miss A Getvoldsen of Blundeston in Suffolk
Blair Castle International
CCI* - Opposition Loire (by Opposition Heracles) ridden by Miss Kirsty Johnson, owned by The Daisy Chain Syndicate and bred by the Opposition Stud.
CCI2* - Tregilder (Royal Concorde-Hand in Glove) ridden by Oliver Townend, owned by the Hazeldines & Mitchell Fox Group and bred by Preci-Spark.
CCI3* - Sambo III (Jumbo-Lypheor xx) ridden and owned by Miss Alice Dunsdon and bred by Mrs S Dunsdon of Ewhurst in Surrey. Sambo is out of Beaus Delight, who is also the dam of the advanced gelding Dunbeau (by Jumbo) and the the grand dam of Jollybo (by Jumbo) eventing in the USA.
CCI4*Sec C – Trevidden (Fleetwater Opposition-Torus xx) ridden by Izzy Taylor, owned by Dr Patricia Turner and bred by Preci-Spark
Blenheim Palace International
CCI3*- Mr Chunky (Jumbo-Seargeant Drummer xx) ridden by Padraig McCarthy, owned by Huw Lloyd, Chrisopher & Sarita Perkins & Mrs Lucy McCarthy and bred by Mrs S Trump of Cullompton in Devon.
CCI2* - Tresoke (Treffry-Fast Frigate xx) ridden by Samantha Hobbs, owned and bred by Preci-Spark.
CCI* - Magic Roundabout IV & Hannah Norvill bred by Mrs S Shone of Sapcote in Leicestershire
Special rosettes were also awarded at Osberton in the young horse classes to the highest placed horse by an SHB(GB) graded stallion;
CIC 7yr-old Chilli Knight (Chilli Morning-Rock King) ridden by Gemma Tattersall, owned and bred by Christopher Stone
CIC6yr-old Maistresse (Jaguar Mail-Master Imp) ridden by Paul Burgess, owned by Linda & William Bowen, bred by Harthill Stud, Bolesworth
5yo – Lordship's Graffalo (Grafenstolz- Rock King) ridden by Rosalind Canter, owned by Michelle Saul and bred by Penny Wallace (pictured below).
4yr-old - Redpath Star Dancer (Wish upon a Star- Euphemism xx) ridden by Caroline Day, owned by Caroline Bridge and bred by Anne Sturges
CCI1* - Carwarthen Harrier (Catherston Liberator-Shaab xx) owned and ridden by Jess Elliott and bred by Sally Hext from Truro.
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