4 Aug 2013

Equestrian Paget leading British Open

9:01 am on 4 August 2013

Jonathan Paget is leading the British Open Championship at Gatcombe Park in Gloucestershire, with Andrew Nicholson just a smidgen behind him.

Paget and Clifton Lush are at the head of the field after the first day of dressage with 37.3 penalty points.

World number one Nicholson, the defending title holder, is in third on 40.6 aboard Nereo and ninth on Avebury on whom he won the 2011 title.

Sir Mark Todd and Ravenstar are in 28th equal spot.