What tragedy struck Henry Cecil?

What tragedy struck Henry Cecil?

Aberdeenshire-born Sir Henry, who has been called “the greatest trainer of all time” gained legendary status for his success with Frankel, widely regarded as the best racehorse of the past 40 years. Knighted in 2011 for his services to horse racing, Sir Henry had been battling stomach cancer for some time.

Is Henry Cecil still alive?

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

Did Henry Cecil train the Queens horses?

Cecil was knighted for services to horse racing in the Queen’s 2011 Birthday Honours….Henry Cecil.

Sir Henry Richard Amherst Cecil
Cecil at the 2011 Ebor Festival
Occupation Trainer
Born 11 January 1943 Aberdeen, Scotland
Died 11 June 2013 (aged 70) Cambridge, England

How old was Henry Cecil?

70 years (1943–2013)
Henry Cecil/Age at death

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. …

Who trained Frankel?

Sir Henry Cecil
1) He was trained by the legendary Sir Henry Cecil, and owned and bred by the late Saudi Prince Khalid bin Abdullah. 2) Frankel was born on February 11th 2008 and is the son of the 2001 Epsom Derby winner Galileo. His dam, Kind, also won six races during her career.

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 owned Frankel?

Overview of Frankel’s stats:

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

Who trains horses at Warren Place?

Warren Place is a racing stable in Newmarket, Suffolk, UK operated by Godolphin Racing. It was purchased in 2015 from the family of Sir Henry Cecil. Warren Place was built by Sam Darling. Noel Murless trained from Warren Place from 1952 to 1976.

What made Frankel so good?

He’s a magnificent specimen, the archetypal size for a racehorse at around 16 hands high [the equivalent of 1.6m to the top of his shoulder], with muscular development, good bone and very correct limbs. He has a wonderfully athletic walk that has translated into an equally athletic way of galloping.

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 is the voice of Sir Henry Cecil?

It was directed by Sion Sylvester and voiced by BAFTA and Olivier award-winning actor Toby Jones. You can read more about the life of the legendary trainer in The Story of Sir Henry Cecil on the Fitzdares Times Online. Special thanks to Lady Jane Cecil and East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices, without whom this project could not have happened.

Who is the author of triumph of Henry Cecil?

The film has been developed using footage supplied from the Sky TV archive and the script was created by Tony Rushmer, author of The Triumph of Henry Cecil – the Authorised Biography. This project raises money for Sir Henry’s favourite charity, East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices ( donate here ), who will feature in the documentary.

Where was Sir Richard Cecil born and raised?

Cecil was born in Bourne, Lincolnshire, in 1520, the son of Sir Richard Cecil, owner of the Burghley estate (near Stamford, Lincolnshire ), and his wife, Jane Heckington.