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Blue Chip Pony Newcomers - Chard and Muirmill

  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...

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Jake Myers claims the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round at Bicton Arena

The Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round took place on Saturday during the Pony Premier Show at Bicton Arena in Budleigh Salterton, Devon and it was Jake Myers who made the short journey and took the victory over sixty-two other starters.   Each rider set out with the hopes of securing one of the four Horse of the Year Show tickets on offer for this October’s Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Championship Final and after Krissy Speller’s challenging track whittled the initial field down to twenty for the second round, it came down to just twelve combinations in the final jump off.   Fifteen year-old Jake from South Brent, Devon used every short cut on offer with Joanna Myers’ 7 year-old...

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Rachel Proudley takes the top spot in the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round at Keysoe Equestrian Centre

The Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Second Round took place on Saturday during the Pony Premier Show at The College Equestrian Centre, Keysoe in Bedfordshire and it was Rachel Proudley who landed at the top of the leader board with Ashleigh Effard’s 17 year-old British bred mare Family Affaer II.   Eighty-one combinations came forward to take on David Cole’s track with the hope of gaining one of the four qualifying tickets for this year’s Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Championship Final at Horse of the Year Show that will take place in October. With five going through to the third round the pressure was on and all eyes turned to the clock.   Thirteen year-old Rachel from Whitby, North Yorkshire made...

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