Hall of Fame

1920s

1924

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RED SPLASH (5 yo)
One of only three 5yr olds to win the Gold Cup.

Jockey: Dick Rees – the first jockey to win 100 races in the 1924 National Hunt season.
Trainer: Frederick S Withington
Owner: Humphrey Wyndham

1925

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BALLINODE

Jockey: ‘Ted’ Leader – Champion Jockey in 1925/26.
Trainer: Frank Morgan
Owner: Christopher Bentley

1926

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KOKO (9 yo)

Jockey: Tim Hamey
Trainer: Alfred Bickley
Owner: Frank Barbour

1927

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THROWN IN (11 yo)

Jockey: Hon Hugh Raufe Grosvenor
Trainer: Owen Anthony – rode 110 winners as a jockey. As a trainer his horses won three Gold Cups, a Champion Hurdle, and a Grand National.
Owner: Lord Henry Stalbridge – won the 1940 Grand National with BOGSKAR, a horse he had trained himself.

1928

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PATRON SAINT (5 yo)
The first Cheltenham Gold Cup winner to be trained in Wales.

Jockey: Dick Rees
Trainer: Stanley Harrison
Owner: FW Keen

1929

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EASTER HERO (9 yo)
Easter Hero holds his place in history as the first dual winner of the Gold Cup race, which he won by 20 lengths on both occasions (See 1930).

Jockey: Dick Rees
Trainer: Jack Anthony
Owner: John Hay Whitney