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‘He was such a character’ — Farewell to former Olympia M&M supreme winner

Former Olympia mountain and moorland ridden supreme champion Fly The Last Flute (William) has been put down suddenly age 15.

The prolific Connemara gelding, bred by Elaine Tomlinson, was owned and ridden by Sandra Burton and her daughter Emily.

William scooped the coveted Olympia accolade on his debut in 2013 with Sandra at the helm. The then eight-year-old, by Cocum Camelot out Sydserff Flute, had qualified at the final opportunity of the season after standing champion at Countryside Live.

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Article written by: Alex Robinson

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