Cheltenham Festival 202412 – 15 March 2024

Don Cossack (horse)

Don Cossack
Owner Mr W B Connors.svgOwner Gigginstown House Stud.svg
Racing silks of W B Connors and Gigginstown House Stud
Sire Sholokhov
Grandsire Sadler’s Wells
Dam Depeche Toi
Damsire Königsstuhl
Sex Gelding
Foaled 21 March 2007[1]
Country Germany
Colour Brown
Breeder Gestut Etzean
Owner W B Connors Gigginstown House Stud
Trainer Edward Hales Gordon Elliott
Record 27: 16-4-2 19:12-3-1 (Chases) 4:1-1-1 (Hurdles) 4:3-0-0 (Bumpers)
Earnings £907,365
Major wins
Future Champ INH Flat Race (2011) Drinmore Novice Chase (2013) Daily Star Chase (2014, 2015) Powers Irish Whiskey Chase (2014) Punchestown Chase (2015) Kinloch Brae Chase (2015, 2016) Melling Chase (2015) Punchestown Gold Cup (2015) Champion Chase (2015) Cheltenham Gold Cup (2016)
Top-rated National Hunt horse (2015, 2016) Irish Horse of the Year (2015)
Pedigree of Don Cossack (GER), brown gelding, 2007
Sire Sholokhov (IRE) 1999 Sadler’s Wells (USA) 1981 Northern Dancer Nearctic
Fairy Bridge Bold Reason
La Meilleure (IRE) 1985 Lord Gayle Sir Gaylord
Sticky Case
Gradille Home Guard
Dam Depeche Toi (GER) 1991 Königsstuhl (GER) 1976 Dschingis Khan Tamerlane
Donna Diana
Königskronung Tiepoletto
Diaspora (GB) 1977 Sparkler Hard Tack
Diamond Spur
Diu Utrillo
Didergo (Family 1-h)