Julie takes top spot at Wick St Lawrence

PUBLISHED: 09:17 25 September 2015 | UPDATED: 09:17 25 September 2015

Julie Milkins.

Julie Milkins.

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Winscombe's Julie Milkins took top spot at the Dodson & Horrell 0.85m national amateur second round at the Wick St Lawrence show.

JULIE Milkins from Winscombe, took the top spot in the Dodson & Horrell 0.85m national amateur second round at the Wick St Lawrence show, after fighting off stiff competition from 33 other combinations.

This second round saw 21 combinations battle it out in the jump off as they each tried to claim one of the 12 direct qualifying places on offer for the Dodson & Horrell National Amateur Championships, which will place at Aintree Equestrian Centre in Liverpool, between November 18-22.

Julie took Sunday’s win on board Madison Jack, an 18-year-old dark bay gelding owned by Steven Urch. Drawn 10th to go in the jump-off, Julie and Madison Jack produced their second perfect round in a time of 36.20 seconds and their time meant they were able to hold on to the lead for the remainder of the class.

Susan Jarman from Winscombe, secured third place with her own 13-year-old bay gelding Vainqueur M. This combination crossed the finish line in 37.42 seconds with all fences still standing.

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