Tag Archives: Cupwinning

Gold Cup-winning trainer Francis Flood dies aged 86

Francis Flood: trained two Irish National winners as well   PICTURE: Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos)    By Keith Melrose 12:56PM 18 OCT 2016  FRANCIS FLOOD, who won the Cheltenham Gold Cup in 1972 with the mare Glencaraig Lady, has died at the age of 86. Along with Glencaraig Lady, Flood also trained Bobsline to Cheltenham Festival success in the 1984 Arkle, as ...

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Gold Cup-winning trainer Elliott to send out juveniles on Flat

Gordon Elliott: will take on a batch of up to ten yearlings   PICTURE: Alain Barr (racingpost.com/photos)    By Richard Forristal and Caoimhe Doherty 8:00PM 21 SEP 2016  THE reigning Gold Cup king Gordon Elliott might be many people’s idea of a champion jumps trainer in waiting, but his breakthrough Royal Ascot success with Commissioned last June has led to his ...

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Melbourne Cup-winning jockey set for training career

Michelle Payne won the 2015 Melbourne Cup with Prince Of Penzance   PICTURE: Getty images    By David Milnes 12:30pM 18 JUL 2016  MELBOURNE CUP-winning jockey Michelle Payne is poised to join the training ranks in her native Australia next month. The 30-year-old became the first female to win the ‘race that stops a nation’ when steering Prince Of Penzance home last ...

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