Hughes Second At Bordeaux
Marion Hughes moved up a few gears at the World Cup show in Bordeaux
today (Saturday) with her best performance so far at this year's
second place in the 1m40 Table A class this afternoon with the 13
yr-old Laughton's Flight mare <Heritage O'Jessie>, Hughes
trounced some of Europe's best riders and horses with a clear round
and a fast time that came in just under 1.5 seconds behind French
winner Michel Robert on <Oylmpia>.
had earlier taken a sixth place at Bordeaux on <Galileo>,
a tenth on <Heritage Spirit>, and yesterday a seventh on <O'Jessie>.
later tonight both Hughes and fellow Irish rider Dermott Lennon
will try to gain vital World Cup points at the Bordeaux Grand Prix
World Cup Class.
JUMPING RESULTS: CSI-W BORDEAUX FRANCE 6-8 FEBRUARY 2004
FRANCE INFO FRANCE BLEU GIRONDE
International Jumping Competition CSIW 1m40
Table A against the clock
Saturday, 7 February 2004
OLYMPIA; Michel ROBERT (FRA) Faults 0.00 Time 49.58
2) HERITAGE O'JESSIE; Marion HUGHES (IRL) Faults 0.00 Time 50.28
3) THAT'S LIFE; Michel HECART (FRA) Faults 0.00 Time 50.87