Race To The Indigo At The O2 (Ladies): World Trophy winner Lisa Ashton edges further clear as provisional top seed for the 2020 BDO World Championship

Lisa Ashton has moved further clear as the provisional top seed for the 2020 BDO World Championship, after being crowned World Trophy champion for the third time in Blackburn last night.

Ashton, the 2015 and 2016 World Trophy winner, made it a hat-trick of titles as she beat Anastasia Dobromyslova 6-2 in the final.

In terms of the race to qualify for the Indigo at the O2, in January, the only change following the World Trophy was Lorraine Winstanley and Laura Turner swapping places. Winstanley beat Turner 4-0 in the quarter-finals on Sunday, and has replaced her as the provisional sixth seed.

Maria O’Brien and Casey Gallagher, provisionally in ninth and 10th, boosted their qualifying hopes with first-round victories in Blackburn.

Pos Points 12 boxes filled? Lowest score Notes
1 Lisa Ashton 433 Yes 28
2 Mikuru Suzuki  383 Yes 16 Qualifies as 2019 world champion
3 Aileen de Graaf 370 Yes 25
4 Fallon Sherrock 351 Yes 20
5 Deta Hedman 341 Yes 20
6 Lorraine Winstanley 328 Yes 16 Qualifies as 2019 runner-up
7 Laura Turner 326 Yes 20
8 Anastasia Dobromyslova 318 Yes 16 Top 8 are seeded
9 Maria O’Brien 276 Yes 16
10 Casey Gallagher 274 Yes 16
11 Beau Greaves 248 9 out of 12 n/a
12 Paula Jacklin 245 Yes 15
13 Trina Gulliver 239 Yes 12 Top 13 qualify automatically
14 Tori Kewish 231 Yes 12 Qualifies if 2019 World Master has already qualified
15 Kirsty Hutchinson 225 Yes 15
16 Sharon Prins 221 Yes 7
17 Corrine Hammond 220 Yes 14
18 Vicky Pruim 219 Yes 12

Listen to Episode 117 of the Weekly Dartscast podcast with special guests Stuart Pyke, Dave Parletti and Casey Gallagher via the player below

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