To exhibit a conspicuous sense of self-satisfaction, often at an adversary's misfortune. (verb)
An act or instance of gloating. (noun)
Examples of word gloat
"The only time you can sit back, relax and gloat is when you win it all," Dunleavy said.
It's an object lesson in the dangers of race-baiting and desperation - and we don't need to ramp up the atmosphere that will create more of that by harping on this story, or appearing to "gloat" in any way.
Let it also be clear that this is not an attempt to somehow "gloat" over what has happened or belittle it in any way.
There is nothing in the Countryside Alliance statement which says 'he was asking for it' but you'd have to be pretty stupid to go to a hunt meeting outside your own constituency purely to "gloat".
Also, you may want to give him pointers on how to properly "gloat".