Fred Winter (Horse Racing)

Fred Winter (Horse Racing)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Frederick Thomas Winter was a British National Hunt racing racehorse jockey and trainer. He was British jump racing Champion Jockey four times and British jump racing Champion Trainer eight times. He is the only person to have won the Cheltenham Gold Cup, Champion Hurdle and Grand National as both jockey and trainer. He won the Grand National 4 times, as a jockey in 1957 and 1962, and as a trainer in 1965 and 1966. His most famous victory as a jockey was on Mandarin in the 1962 Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris at Auteuil. His victory despite his illness, a broken bit and Mandarin breaking down in the last half-mile was voted the greatest ride ever in a 2006 Racing Post poll. The race was listed in The Guardian as one of the greatest races evershow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134914762
  • 9786134914765