Who was second to Red Rum in Grand National?

Who was second to Red Rum in Grand National?


How many times did Red Rum?

Red Rum, (foaled 1965), steeplechase horse who won the Grand National at Aintree, England, an unprecedented three times, in 1973, 1974, and 1977.

Did Desert Orchid go to stud?

Desert Orchid’s last public appearance was on 1 October 2006 at his fan club open day, which was held at the National Stud in conjunction with stallion parades.

Did Desert Orchid win the Gold Cup?

The 1989 Cheltenham Gold Cup was a horse race which took place at Cheltenham on Thursday 16 March 1989. It was the 62nd running of the Cheltenham Gold Cup, and it was won by the pre-race favourite Desert Orchid. Desert Orchid has won the Gold Cup! Yahoo is second, third is Charter Party. …

How many times did Desert Orchid win the Gold Cup?

The most famous grey horse in racing history dominated the National Hunt headlines in the 1980’s and was successful at the top level for a longer period than Red Rum. The horse won the King George four times, the Gainsborough Chase three times the Cheltenham Gold Cup, the Irish Grand National and the Racing Post Chase.

How old was Desert Orchid when he retired?


Is Tiger roll a mare?

Tiger Roll, by 2007 Epsom Derby winner Authorized out of Swiss Roll, was foaled 14 March 2010. He is a bay gelding with a white star and, at 15.2 hands, is small for a racehorse. He was bred in Ireland by Gerry O’Brien and bought as a foal by Godolphin for 70,000 guineas at Tattersalls.

Where is the statue of Desert Orchid?

Kempton Park racecourse

When did Desert Orchid win the King George?


Who owns frodon the horse?

Mr P J Vogt

How much does the winner of the King George get?

In 2017, Enable, another filly trained by Gosden, was a superb winner. The ‘King George’ was first run in 1951, following the amalgamation of two other middle-distance races….Previous winners.

Horse Poet’s Word (IRE)
Jockey James Doyle
Trainer Sir Michael Stoute
Owner Mr Saeed Suhail
Prize money £708,875.00

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