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The Harvey & Jeff Show! When show-jumping legend Harvey Smith agreed to groom for Jeff Osborne in the Celebrity Scurry on Derby day at Hickstead, the combined age of the veteran pair and ponies came to 178 years! Jeff, 75, … Continue reading

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The scurrying hamster…

Scurry racing got an audience of millions on Sunday, June 12, thanks to Top Gear star Richard Hammond. The Hamster was presenting a programme about the engineering concepts behind Japan’s 200-mile an hour Bullet train http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00hvtgh He wanted to explain … Continue reading

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Best scurry driving ever!!

“That’s the best scurry driving I have ever seen! The crowd loved it…real entertainment from start to finish!”  When a verdict like that comes from John Dick – one of the originals of double harness scurry in Great Britain – … Continue reading

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Jumping Amsterdam

QUEEN OF THE ARENA Scurry Racing at Jumping Amsterdam – January 2011  The Osborne Scurry Group now has the royal seal of approval!  Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands was among spectators as our elite scurry group wowed capacity crowds at … Continue reading

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Ol’ Blue Eyes!

JOHN NISBET RETIRES PONY – January 2011 Look out for a great article on scurry driver John Nisbet in February’s edition of Carriage Driving magazine. In the article, John – who drove so marvellously with Could You Just and While … Continue reading

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Scurry Driver of the Year

SARAH COOKE CROWNED SCURRY DRIVER OF THE YEAR October 2010  She may have had her first HOYS win back in 1992, but taking the Scurry Driver of the Year title in front of a capacity crowd in Birmingham was extra … Continue reading

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