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ON THIS DAY 97 YEARS AGO:

On 23 April 1923 the first FA Cup Final held at the new Wembley Stadium became known as the 'White Horse Final' after a Metropolitan Police mounted officer riding grey gelding Billy, helped clear the pitch after a vast crowd of 300,000 surged into the stadium which had a capacity of only 125,000.

ON THIS DAY 97 YEARS AGO:

Date - 28th April 2020
By - Gary Mason
Billy and his rider PC George Scorey, a former Scots Grey, who had served in the Boer War and Great War, was one of a detail of 10 mounted officers on duty at the final. PC Scorey controlling his horse with his knees and waving his hands to direct...
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