Scott Brash blev den 15. britiske rytter til at vinde en afdeling af FEI World Cup på hjemmebane i London, da han søndag galoperede til sejr med Hello M’Lady. Det var den ottende afdeling af den vesteuropæiske liga, og med sejren mangler den 31-årige Scott få points for at kvalificere sig til den længeventede Longines Finale i Omaha, Nebraska til marts.
The host-nation runners were in flying form, with Brash’s London 2012 Olympic gold-medal-winning team-mate, 33-year-old Ben Maher, finishing a close second with Diva while young Belgian talent, 23-year-old Nicola Philippaerts slotted into third with H&M Harley vd Bisschop. It was a frustrating result for Maher, who was also runner-up in the same event last year. “I wanted to win, but if I was going to be beaten by anyone I was hoping it would be Scott!” he said…