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Funnells pay tribute to Derby winner put down after freak accident at home

Showjumper William Funnell has paid tribute to his Hickstead Derby-winning and World Equestrian Games (WEG) ride Billy Buckingham, who has been put down aged 12.

The homebred gelding by Billy Congo was being lunged yesterday (22 March) when he sustained a life-ending fracture.

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Article written by Eleanor Jones

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