Congratulations to both Thomas Bradburne and Poppy Deakin who were the latest winners in the final Blue Chip Pony Newcomers second rounds to qualify for Aintree.
With the only double clear of the class, Thomas Bradburne secured top spot in the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round at Chard Equestrian. Riding Gee Bradburne's Derryinver Rocky, Thomas crossed the finish line with his second clear round in 41.46 seconds.
Poppy Deakin won the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round at Muirmill Equestrian Centre. Riding Felicity Deakin's Icaris W, the combination jumped two stylish rounds to finish with a double clear in 38.92 seconds. This is Poppy's second win in the qualifiers, also taking the class at SouthView.
Very best of luck to all combinations competing at Aintree, we can't wait to see you all!
Chard image of Thomas Bradburne: Courtesy of Rob Bayes Photography
Muirmill image of Poppy Deakin: Courtesy of Equiscot Photography