Mare whose dramatic rears made her a social media star wins Blue Chip qualifier *H&H Plus*

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    Natasha Swales and her social media star Queen Of Clouds spearheaded a brilliant day out for Julian Mincher’s yard when she topped a one-two-three for their team in the Blue Chip RLF Joint Power qualifier.

    The eight-year-old mare, who is know at home as Mary, picked up a significant Facebook following after Natasha posted a series of videos of her dealing with her rearing and napping.

    “Natasha wasn’t working for me when she bought her, and what she didn’t realise was that she was originally my horse,” Julian said. “I sold her as a four-year-old and later on she went a bit wayward.

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