Richard Howley enjoys a successful show with a new ride, while Douglas Duffin has high hopes for his Foxhunter winner at Weston Lawns...
RICHARD HOWLEY commanded a victory double with panache on new ride Matrone VD Donkhoeve, taking both the talent seekers and British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet grade C qualifier at Weston Lawns End of Season Bash (10–13 September).
The pair finished with more than two seconds in-hand in both the 27-horse talent seekers decider and the following day’s 22-horse grade C jump-off at their third show together.
“I bought her two months ago but she’s done little through Covid-19 and I stepped her up this week. She’s naturally quick with a big stride and loves to run and jump,” said Richard of the super-easy Elvis Ter Putte x Canaletto eight-year-old purchased from George Whitaker.
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