Osborne Refrigerators to sponsor next year’s British Private Driving Championships

The British Private Driving Championships, sponsored for the last 12 years by the Reading auctioneers, Thimbleby & Shorland, will be sponsored next year by Osborne Refrigerators.

There will be more than 100 British Driving Society qualifiers through the season, culminating in the Finals, which be held at Burghley Horse Trials on 1 September 2002.

“We are delighted to become involved with this prestigious private drivingseries and would like to take the opportunity to wish all competitors ahappy and successful season,” said Jeff Osborne.

One of the biggest and longest standing sponsors in the equestrian world,Osborne Refrigerators have a long association with a wide spectrum ofequestrian sport including scurry driving, showing and show jumping, butthis is the first time that the company has supported private driving.

Thimbleby & Shorland partner, Sarah Needham, said, “We have greatly enjoyed our close and long-term relationship with the British Driving Society and wish the new sponsor the same enjoyment in this prestigious championship.”