Arkle b g (Archive - Bright Cherry, by Knight of the Garter). Sire Line Phalaris. Family To regard Arkle's sire, the superbly bred wartime runner Archive. The Arkle Challenge Trophy is a Grade 1 National Hunt steeplechase in Great Britain which is open to horses aged five years or older. It is run on the Old Distance : 1m 7f y (3, metres). Thoroughbred pedigree for Arkle, progeny, and female family reports from the Thoroughbred Horse Pedigree Query.
Another magnificent weight-carrying performance made it fitting that his name could now be added alongside the great champions that had won on the Royal Heath. At the ditch I got over on to the inside, got in behind Arkle, and then dropped about four lengths off him. EngvarB from April Use dmy dates from April Mellor, who has now retired from training to Ashbury, near Lambourn, believes Arkle was a complete freak and, with the possible exception of Flyingbolt, that nothing has ever come near him including Best Mate. Mill House went into the lead, and as the pair attacked the fences down the back straight the crowd went into further raptures. National Hunt races in Great Britain Cheltenham Racecourse National Hunt chases. British Steeplechasing Hall of Fame Arkle Challenge Trophy at Cheltenham Arkle Novice Chase at Leopardstown Song 'Arkle' by Dominic Behan Republic of Ireland postage stamp Tools What links here Full happy wheels changes Upload file Special pages Permanent link Page information Wikidata item Cite this page. Yes, arrogant he may have. CHERRY BRANCH II IRE ch. The Arkle Challenge Trophy is a Grade 1 National Hunt steeplechase in Great Britain which is open to horses aged five years or older.
Arkle getting her BlOOd DrAwn... !!! Now surely the weight concession would bite - but instead Arkle produced the most staggering display of sheer class ever seen in a steeplechase. DARK RONALD IRE br. Have Leicester finally run out of steam? To regard Arkle's sire, the superbly bred wartime runner Archive, as useless as a racehorse would not have been entirely uncharitable. Skeleton of Arkle the horse at the Irish National Stud. Kempton, sharp, right-handed, flat; Cheltenham, a big, left-handed, undulating stayers' track. The bone healed; special races were framed for him to assist his preparation for a fourth Gold Cup; not a stone was left unturned to get him back on the racecourse. The only horse since Arkle to complete a hat-trick of Cheltenham Gold Cup victories is Best Mate, from to He hasn't a turn of foot but a lot of good chasers don't. Byles Arkle is pictured above with his lad Johnny Lumley. There were great steeplechasers before Arkle: A Racing Post readers' poll last year voted him the most popular horse of all, and most current chasing fans - even those who could never have seen him race - still go misty-eyed wette erlangen the very mention of his . And that was very nearly the end of Arkle. Next on their ratings are Sprinter Sacre on and then Kauto Star and Mill House on The scribes were hailing Mill House as the best since Golden Miller. Navigation Main page Contents Featured content Current events Random article Donate to Wikipedia Wikipedia store. One must wonder at the pain he must have experienced racing over three miles — never attempting to pull-up, but fighting to the bitter end.
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But creeping out of the depth of winter mist was Dormant, who under normal circumstances would not have caught Arkle if he had run to the end of the world. Meath in April Such was his celebrity that an address was unnecessary; cards and letters simply addressed "Arkle, Ireland" found their way to his box. It had hardly troubled him before — why now? Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. As the two principals left the Sandown Park paddock - nowadays the pre-parade ring on the Esher course - a few could no longer contain themselves. But that, says Stan Mellor, the first jump jockey to ride 1, winners and one of the few men who managed to lower the great horse's colours on a shot in the Hennessy Gold Cup, does not make Arkle any less of a horse.