Sporting Digest: equestrianism

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Chris Collins, the chairman of Hanson plc who won gold and silver medals with the British event team, is to undertake an independent review into the Coral Cove-Polly Phillipps doping investigation. The British Horse Trials Association is trying to establish the circumstances surrounding the positive test recorded against Coral Cove at last October's World Equestrian Games.

Showjumping supporters Gary and Graham Gillespie have bought Virtual Village It's Otto from Gerard Lever so that Geoff Billington can keep the ride for the British team. It's Otto was sixth at the Atlanta Olympics and took team bronze at the 1998 World Games.