On August 31, 2023, the picturesque Wormsley Estate hosted a heart-warming tribute to Marcus Wheeler, the founder of Duralock, through the Bi-Annual Memorial Cricket Match. This event brought together cricket enthusiasts from various walks of life, celebrating the legacy of a man who left an indelible mark on the equestrian world.
The match featured the Duralock team, comprised of colleagues and family, against the RCA team, consisting of racing market professionals and Duralock clients such as The Jockey Club. Wormsley Estate provided the perfect backdrop for this spirited contest.
Marcus Wheeler, renowned for his entrepreneurial vision and love for cricket and equestrian sports, was remembered fondly by all in attendance. Please enjoy this short video below of the event:
Leading the RCA team was Captain Will Aitkenhead, whose leadership and sportsmanship added to the match's charm.
In the end, the Duralock team emerged victorious, winning by 27 runs. However, the score was secondary to the sense of togetherness and unity that permeated the event.
The Bi-Annual Memorial Cricket Match at Wormsley Estate serves as a testament to the power of sport in fostering connections and honoring legacies. It ensures that Marcus Wheeler's spirit lives on, inspiring future generations through his love for cricket and equestrian sports. The company he started now continues in the hands of his grandson, Jonathon McGovern, who can be reached to discuss any equestrian or sport fencing matters through the link below.