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Kicking King

Kicking King
Sire Old Vic
Dam Fairy Blaze
Damsire Good Thyne
Sex Gelding
Foaled 1998
Country Ireland
Colour Bay
Breeder Sunnyhill Stud
Owner Conor Clarkson
Trainer Tom Taaffe
Record 28: 12-8-3
Earnings £818,032
Major wins
Byrne Group Novice Hurdle (2003) Gowran Park Champion Chase (2004) Arkle Perpetual Challenge Cup (2004) John Durkan Memorial Chase (2004) King George VI Chase (2004, 2005) Cheltenham Gold Cup (2005) Punchestown Gold Cup (2005)
Pedigree of Kicking King (IRE), bay gelding, 1998
Sire Old Vic 1986 Sadler’s Wells 1981 Northern Dancer (CAN) Nearctic (CAN)
Natalma (USA)
Fairy Bridge (USA) Bold Reason (USA)
Special (USA)
Cockade 1973 Derring-Do Darius II
Sipsey Bridge
Camenae Vimy
Madrilen
Dam Fairy Blaze 1991 Good Tyne 1977 Herbager Vandala
Flagette
Foreseer Round Table (USA)
Regal Gleam (USA)
Fairy Tree 1970 Varano Darius II
Varna II
Precision Time Arctic Time
Preciousogan