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‘I might stop when I’m 90!’: meet the 85-year-old competing at HOYS

Jeff Osborne may stop driving when he turns 90 — but not before then.

The 85-year-old founder of Osborne Refrigerators, which has been a huge supporter and sponsor of horse sport across the disciplines for many years, has just signed a new three-year sponsorship contract with Horse of the Year Show (HOYS).

He has been competing here this week, coming seventh last night in the double harness scurry driving with five-year-old ponies Tik and Tok, and eighth with Twitter and Tweet in a separate class. He also his wife Alison win the Osborne Refrigerators double harness scurry championship with Woody and Buzz tonight, and come second with Chip and Dale.

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Article written by: Eleanor Jones

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