Allan Birch wins the SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier at Dean Valley

Monday 19 April 2021

Allan Birch wins the SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier at Dean Valley

Dean Valley Equestrian Centre played host to the first SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier of the season on Saturday and forty-five combinations came forward to high hopes, but it was Allan Birch who took the win on board Vicky Tennant’s Bold Adventure.

Seventeen of the initial starters jumped clear in the first round keeping the pressure on for an exciting jump off. Keeping his cool, Allan guided the 8 year-old mare to a stylish double clear as the pair crossed the finish line in just 36.22 seconds.

Dean Valley EC – Saturday 17th April 2021
SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier Results

1st Allan Birch & Bold Adventure – 0/0 – 36.22 seconds
2nd Ryan Page & Vals Action – 0/0 – 38.50 seconds
3rd Derek Morton & Science Supplements Bp Ko Jax – 0/0 – 40.10 seconds

For the full results, click here and for the list of qualifier riders so far, click here.

NB: Results pending official grading.

Image: Allan Birch & Bold Adventure in action in the SEIB Winter Novice Qualifier at Dean Valley EC [Credit: Al Johnston Photography]

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