Guy Williams claims the Bunn Leisure Speed Derby at Hickstead

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King of speed

Guy Williams was confident from start to finish that he was going to win the Bunn Leisure Speed Derby on Casper De Muze. He has only had the 12-year-old since Christmas, but quickly formed a successful partnership winning eight out of nine classes on the Sunshine Tour. Guy said: “I had a feeling he was going to win. The aim has always been the Speed Derby and I had to keep the brake on yesterday. My main worry was Belinka, who was last to go, as I used to ride her (she is now ridden by Richard Howley) and I know she is fast.”

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Half of WEG Squad British Bred!

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Three of the six horses selected for the Eventing squad for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Eventing Championships in Normandy this summer are British bred.

Both Kristina Cook’s ride, De Novo News and Pippa Funnell’s ride, Billy Beware are home bred. Izzy Taylor will ride British bred Allercombe Ellie who was bred by Susan Holroyd. All three British bred horses are making their squad debuts in Normandy. Read more

Young local riders selected for the Team Fairfax Junior European Championship Squad

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Young Showjumpers Amy Inglis from Sussex, and Hampshire’s Scarlett Charles have been selected for the Team Fairfax Junior European Championship Squad.

British Showjumping has announced that Amy Inglis, aged 17 from Haywards Heath, West Sussex, and Scarlett Charles, aged 13 from Alton, Hampshire have been selected for the Team Fairfax Junior European Championship Squad representing Great Britain at the forthcoming FEI Children, Junior and Young Rider European Jumping Championships, which will be held during the 22nd – 27th July 2014 at Arezzo in Italy.

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