What happened to Henry Cecil?

What happened to Henry Cecil?

Sir Henry Cecil, who has died of cancer aged 70, was one of the most successful and popular racehorse trainers of the past century.

Is Henry Cecil still alive?

Deceased (1943–2013)
Henry Cecil/Living or Deceased

Who took over Henry Cecil stables?

WARREN PLACE, the Newmarket training base synonymous with the late Sir Henry Cecil, is to remain empty until 2017 after Godolphin finalised the purchase of the historic property.

Where is Henry Cecil buried?

from ITV Anglia. This opens in a new window. The funeral of the Newmarket racehorse trainer Sir Henry Cecil, who died from cancer earlier this month, has taken place today. A small gathering of family and close friends paid their respects at St Agnes church in the town.

Who trains at Henry cecils yard now?

Godolphin has completed the purchase of Warren Place in Newmarket and will train from the historic yard in 2017, according to Racing Post. Warren Place is best known as the base of the late Sir Henry Cecil and his wife, Lady Cecil, still lives on the property.

Is Lady Cecil still training horses?

Sir Henry Cecil’s widow says she will retire from training at the end of the Flat season, and her late husband’s Newmarket base will be sold. Lady Cecil, 58, has trained more than 60 winners, including Noble Mission in the Champion Stakes at Ascot in October. …

Did Henry Cecil train for the queen?

His mother lived on a farm eight miles from Newmarket, and it was her marriage to trainer Sir Cecil Boyd-Rochfort that introduced Henry to the sport. He assisted his stepfather, who trained horses for the Queen, before taking out a licence himself in 1969 and going on to be the leading trainer of his generation.

Who trains at Manton now?

Brian Meehan
The trainer Brian Meehan, who has leased a stable at Manton for years, will continue to do so. The 69-year-old Meade saddled his first winner over jumps in the 1970s but his business interests have prevented him from building up much of a profile within racing until recent years.

Who owned Frankel?

Overview of Frankel’s stats:

Born: 11, February, 2008
Color: Bay
Owner: Khalid Abdullah
Breeder: Juddmonte Farms
Trainer: Henry Cecil

Is Lady Cecil still training?

Who trained Aureole?

Cecil Boyd-Rochfort
AUREOLE (foaled 1950) However, he enjoyed plenty of days in the sun and excelled as a four-year-old when his big-race victories included the Coronation Cup, Hardwicke Stakes and King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Aureole was trained by Cecil Boyd-Rochfort at Freemason Lodge stables at Newmarket.

How old is Martyn Meade?

The 69-year-old Meade saddled his first winner over jumps in the 1970s but his business interests have prevented him from building up much of a profile within racing until recent years. He is still chairman of Hadleigh Partners, a Mayfair-based investment company.

What kind of horses did Henry Cecil Train?

He was widely regarded as one of the greatest trainers in history. Cecil was Champion Trainer 10 times and trained 25 domestic Classic winners, comprising four winners of The Derby, eight winners of The Oaks, six winners of the 1,000 Guineas, three of the 2,000 Guineas and four winners of the St Leger Stakes.

How much is the Henry Cecil open weekend?

This is a discount price for Henry Cecil Open Weekend wristlet holders. U16’s Free of Charge. Includes entrance to the museum, behind the scenes tours, access to the two special exhibitions, meeting our ex-racehorses, and a ride on the racehorse simulator.

How old was Henry Cecil when he died?

There have been many touching eulogies to the brilliant and much loved Newmarket horse trainer Sir Henry Cecil, who died last week of stomach cancer at the age of 70.

Who was the owner of Henry Cecil’s horse oath?

Prince Ahmed bin Salman, the owner of Oath, one of Cecil’s Derby winners, once said: “Winning Classics is easy. Just buy a horse and send it to Henry Cecil”.