Victoria Pope and thoroughbred Bumble Be scored 71.03% and 67.16% in the mediums at Priory, Optimum Events’ Frensham, Surrey venue (11 October).

Earlier this summer the combination had been struggling in the low 60 per cents. Victoria, who has a full-time job as an events manager, based in Piccadilly, London, commented:

“Bumble’s got more and more consistent and he did everything I asked him to at Priory. We’ve never done medium 75 before. He’s a late bloomer! He’s an ex-racehorse who at 20-years-old has decided he quite enjoys the higher . . .

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