JONATHAN Smyth jumped to the top of the Underwriting Exchange Grand Prix leaderboard on Saturday as he recorded his second consecutive win in just two weeks at Mullingar Equestrian.
Riding Crystal Tom, the Victoria Bridge man beat off seven others in what was a very competitive jump-off. Going towards the end of the draw in the TRI Equestrian sponsored class, he delivered the winning round of clear in 34.10 seconds.
This result means that the Tyrone rider tops the over all leaderboard on 28 points, eight points ahead of his closest rival, Kilkenny’s Susan Fitzpatrick. Smyth and Crystal Tom had claimed the runner-up position in Barnadown and claimed victory in Cavan last week.
Owned by Ann Doherty, and bred by the late Anthony Doherty, Crystal Tom is a ten-year-old gelding by Silvano and out of the Graf Magna sired dam, Lady Graf.
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