Allen wins on Spanish Sunshine Tour with Wild Thing

  • 28 February 2016, 19:04

WEXFORD’s Bertram Allen continued his winning run of results, with victory at the Spanish three-star show in Vejer De La Frontera today (Sunday).

Twenty-year-old Allen guided the 13-year-old mare Wild Thing L to the fastest clear round in the speed contest, to take home the winners prize of €6,000. Allen also finished sixth in the Grand Prix at Vejer with Izzy By Picobello, a single time fault costing them a place in the jump-off.

Meanwhile at Vilamoura in Portugal, Antrim’s Harry Marshall finished seventh in the Grand Prix with Bordeaux. Also in Portugal, Tipperary’s Padraig McCarthy finished fourth in the two-star Eventing competition at Barroca D’alva with Mr Chunky.

In Endurance riding, Tom MacGuinness scored two top-five placings this weekend at an international competition at Trinidad in Uruguay.

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