Saturday, December 21

AES horses frequently in top ten at Olympia

Several AES bred horses placed in the top ten during the first three days of show jumping at London Olympia. It all started off with a seventh and eighth spot for Diva II (Kannan) and Billy Balou (Cevin Z) under their British riders Ben Maher and William Funnell Wednesday in the opening stakes over 1.45m. Thursday Funnell placed Billy Mexico (Cevin Z) from his own breeding stud in third place over 1.50m during the Snowman Stakes. Tinka’s Serenade and Billy Twomey ended up third in the Speed Stakes on Thursday. Friday John Whitaker and Argento (Arko III) made their first top ten appearance during the Christmas Tree Stakes, finishing up in third spot aswell.