In Desert Orchid and Persian Punch, he trained two of the most popular horses of his lifetime. It was then that I played around as a market trader. Rare orchid Desert Orchid won the race an unrivalled four times between andbeating Wayward Lad's record of three wins, making the most of his unique blend of stamina and speed. There have been times when Elsworth has been close to commanding one himself, much as the notion might bring out the curmudgeon in him again. Ten days later, when we sit down in his office overlooking the yard, he is still mumbling his misgivings. He was brought up by his grandparents in a council house in Wiltshire. Despite planning my approach with stealth and cunning the morning after he had taken four horses to Musselburgh and come home with a trebleit was rebuffed.
Pedigree for Galloway Braes, photos and offspring from the All Breed Horse Pedigree Database. Halloween (foaled ) was a British National Hunt horse best known for being the first horse to win two King George VI Chases and for being placed four times in the Cheltenham Gold Cup without winning the race.
Racing during the s, he and another British chaser, Galloway Braes.
Racehorse Galloway Braes with Jockey Fred Winter
"Bill Wightman: racehorse trainer | The Times". The Racehorse Galloway Braes jumping in the Star and Garter Handicap Chase at Hurst on the 12th January with the Jockey Fred Winter on board.
British racehorse. Advanced search options. Well Briefed then bolted up at Exeter and he was referred to the Jockey Club over his improvement in form.
The winner Galloway Braes, with Bert Morrow up leading the George VI News Photo Getty Images
It is, of course, a fallacy that the elite of British racing trainers all owe their position to breeding and inheritance but very few started out with quite the challenges and disadvantages confronting Elsworth. Although Halloween made up ground on the final bend, Mont Tremblant looked sure to win approaching the final fence.
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Thoroughbred pedigree for Galloway Braes, progeny, and female family reports from the Thoroughbred Horse Pedigree Query. This was the famous Galloway Braes who was successful in the Queen's Coronation year in Trained by Alec Fitzpatrick at Marlborough in.
Although he looked well and on his toes in the paddock, Halloween finished third behind Limber Hill.
It would have been no disgrace to retire. In recent years the popularity of the race has meant the major talking point among the Kempton crowd has been how to get to and from the course avoiding the intense traffic congestion it now provokes.
His story is all the more beguiling for its genesis. Then, two decades ago, he shocked his devotees by virtually withdrawing from jump racing. He is not part of the Newmarket training set, nor seeks to be.
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|Arkle, seen here in the Cheltenham Gold Cup in Yet, unwittingly, he had been accurate in his stated ambition.
Halloween was switched to chasing in the autumn ofwhere he was expected to continue his progression.
Halloween ran three more times that season in the Sussex Chase second to Gay Donald while conceding over a stoneWelsh Grand National fourth under M.
Scudamore and the prestigious Queen Elizabeth Steeplechase at Hurst Parkwhere Galloway Braes recorded his second consecutive win in the race and ran the fastest three-mile-chase ever recorded.
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