Oliver Townend opens his 2012 season in style
TRM sponsored event rider Oliver Townend made an impressive start to his 2012 eventing
season with an win in the Goresbridge Going for Gold CCI***, held at Ballindenisk, Co.
Cork at the end of February.
Riding the Irish Bred Arctic Mouse, Townend led from the outset with an impressive
dressage score of 41.2. In spite of adding 2,4 time penalties on the cross country, the duo
finished 7 marks clear of closest rivals Elizabeth Power and September Bliss.
1st: Oliver Townend (GBR) Arctic Mouse - 41.2 / 2.4 / 0 - 43.6
2nd: Elizabeth Power (IRL) September Bliss - 50.6 / 0 / 0 - 50.6
3rd: Tina Cook (GBR) Miners Frolic - 46.5 / 8 / 0 - 54.5
Photo: Oliver Townend