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Skelton has broken the record for securing the earliest 100 wins in a season after Sam Red and William Marshall won a handicap chase. The record was set by Martin Pipe in 2001.
Luca Cumani, 69, has announced his retirement in December after 43 years. Luca, who trained two Derby winners, plans to sell his training yard and focus on his Fittocks Stud. Eventer Gemma Tattersall finished second at Pau CCI4* on 28 October, riding Pamero 4. Gemma, the highest placed Brit, finished on her dressage score, of 29.9, the only rider to do so.
German showjumping world champion
Simone Blum and DSP
Alice have been eliminated from their first competition since Tryon, after a fall at the World Cup in Verona. International showjumper
Harriet Nuttall has married jockey Will Biddick. Harriet, who won the Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Hickstead in 2017, married Will on 26 October in Somerset.