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Sunderland’s Alex wins a brace of titles
3:06pm Friday 23rd August 2013 in Sport
SUNDERLAND youngster Alex Deighton took two national showjumping club titles this week.
Sixteen year-old Deighton was crowned the 90cm and 1.00m British Showjumping Northern Horse Club Champion on Sunday on board Ochil Star, an 11-year-old bay mare owned by Jacqui Deighton.
Alex was competing at the www.equinesite.
co.uk British Showjumping Northern Club League Championships at Bishop Burton College in Beverley, East Yorkshire.
Following the announcement of the date and venue for the Championships, riders from all over the North have been competing for the chance to be named British Showjumping Northern Club Champion.
At these Championships there were eight Championship titles on offer, four for those competing on ponies and four for those on horses, with a title in each section for 70cm, 80cm, 90cm and 1.00m.
In addition to a Regional Club Championship title there were also rosettes, sashes, rugs and prizes for the winners.
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