The King’s win, HOYS excitement and other things the horse world is talking about

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  • A win for The King

    The King had his first win as monarch yesterday, as Just Fine enjoyed a comfortable victory under jockey Ryan Moore at Leicester. The Sir Michael Stoute-trained four-year-old pulled clear of his rivals at the furlong pole, widening the gap in the closing stages. He crossed the finish line four and a half lengths ahead of 9/4 favourite Sea The Casper in the 3.10pm 1m2f Kube – Leicester’s Premier Event Hire Venue handicap, making history as the first winner for His Majesty since he became The King.

    Read about the win, and the ownership of the late Queen’s racehorses

    HOYS gets under way!

    The annual feast of equestrian action kicks off at the NEC Birmingham, with an array of top titles ready to be won. H&H has at least two reporters and a photographer on site, ready to bring you all the action from the showjumping, showing and dressage classes as those horses and ponies who have earned their places at Horse of the Year Show in qualifiers across the country battle it out in their respective finals. You can keep up to date on all the action online, and read full reports in next week’s magazine, out 13 October.

    Read all the latest from HOYS

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