Time to celebrate! 17 Scope champions who rocked the victory lap

  • You’ve won the class, you’ve collected the trophy, there’s only one thing left to do — it’s time to celebrate on your victory lap! The prize-givings at the Alexanders Horseboxes Scope Festival (UK) Supreme Championships are fantastic entertainment and we’ve picked out 17 worthy winners from last week’s show who really know how to rock that lap of honour in style

    1. Giving Frankie Dettori a run for his money

    1 Charlie Atkinson Riding Bunbury Conquest Tiny Tots GRAH3939hhweb

    Charlie Atkinson and Bunbury Conquest, Tiny Tots champions

    2. All smiles

    2 Harry Wood - Going Platinum - POYS 7Yr GRAH0702hhweb

    Harry Wood and Going Platinum, winners of the POYS seven-year-old elite title

    3. Taking flight

    4 Sophie Phillips - Valentino - Supreme Novice Masters GRAH0792hhweb

    Sophie Phillips and Valentino, who headed Supreme Novice Masters

    4. “Let me go faster!”

    6 Kallum Fletcher - Disco III COH GRAH4334hhweb

    Kallum Fletcher and Disco III, children-on-horses champions

    5. It’s a pint-sized Frankel

    7 Iwan Carpenter - Follow Jazzy Lady POYS 5and6 GRAH0504hhweb

    Iwan Carpenter and Follow Jazzy Lady, winners of the POYS five- and six-year-old elite championship

    6. Elegantly distinguished

    8 Claire Williamson - Spring Fair GH 85cm GRAH2443hhweb

    Claire Williamson and Spring Fair, 85cm champions

    7. In the red

    Abigale Dorset - Dark Aurora

    Abigale Dorset and Dark Aurora, Bright Star victors

    8. Rising to the occasion

    Katie Benbow - Ruby St Loise

    Katie Benbow and Ruby St Loise, who headed the 95cm

    9. Powering round

    Louise Saywell  - Feigtling

    Louise Saywell and Feightling, ladies champions

    10. Victory salute

    12 Lily Freeman Attwood My Bugsy Malone 138cm BETL2416hhweb

    Lily Freeman Attwood and My Bugsy Malone, 138cm primary winners

    11. High five!

    13 Rachel Proudley - Painted Lady IV - 128cm xBETL2366hhweb

    Rachel Proudley and Painted Lady IV, 128cm primary champions

    12. Blink and you’ll miss them

    Lily Smith - Holly VI CP 138cm

    Lily Smith and Holly VI, 138cm debut winners

    13. Perfectly poised

    15 Jessica Howard - Rocky Robin - Peace Love GRAH1653hhweb

    Jessica Howard and Rocky Robin, adventurer victors

    14. Desert Orchid eat your heart out

    16 Faye Sutton Robe Ruadh 148cm GRAH5265hhweb

    Faye Sutton and Robe Ruadh, 148cm champions

    15. The need for speed

    Sandy Mclean GH U16

    Sandy McLean and Warhol Wulfselection, under-16 title-holders

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    16. Woah there!

    18 Iwan Carpenter - Brookhall Glimpse - 128cm GRAH0049hhweb

    Iwan Carpenter is back again, this time on Brookhall Glimpse, supreme 128cm victors

    17. And finally… Morgan nails it!

    19 Morgan Carpenter Merllyns Mirage 1.10 Grand Prix Grah6313hhweb

    Morgan Carpenter and Merllyns Mirage, winners of the 1.10m grand prix, show exactly how it should be done when it comes to rocking the lap of honour. Well done all!

    Don’t miss the full report from Alexanders Horseboxes Scope Festival (UK) Supreme Championships in this week’s issue of Horse & Hound magazine (1 September 2016)

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