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Michael Whitaker buys Valmy de la Lande

Monday, 26 October 2015
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Michael Whitaker. Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Michael Whitaker. Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.

After selling Calcourt Falklund and Velini, Michael Whitaker has invested in a very promising 6-year-old; Valmy de la Lande (Mylord Carthago x Starter). According to Stud for Life, Whitaker was amazed by the horse after trying it and is reported to straight away have said that he had never ridden such a horse in his life. 

Valmy de la Lande has done some great things on the French youngster circuit under Axelle Lagoubie - the two ended 5th in the French 6-year-old Championships this year, where the horse caught the eye of many scouts. In the end, it was Whitaker who secured himself this talented horse - giving him the best opportunities to develop to top level. 

 

Source: Studforlife.com

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