Burghley: William Fox-Pitt & Michael Jung share lead

William Fox-Pitt
Fox-Pitt is a former world number one

Britain's William Fox-Pitt shares the lead with German Olympic champion Michael Jung after the dressage stage of the Burghley Horse Trials.

Fox-Pitt, on Fernhill Pimms, and Jung - aboard Fischerrocana FST - both scored 34.2 points.

They top the standings going into Saturday's cross-country stage, with Australian Sam Griffiths (36.8) third.

"It is going to be a big day. He might be up for it and brilliant, or he might be green," said Fox-Pitt of his mount.

The event, in Lincolnshire, concludes with showjumping on Sunday.

Burghley Horse Trials
BBC coverage: Highlights show, BBC Two and online, 15:00-17:00 BST, Sunday 6 September

Top Stories