Cheltenham Festival 202412 – 15 March 2024

Tim Forster

Tim Forster
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Occupation Racehorse trainer
Born (1934-02-27)27 February 1934 Cold Ashby, Northamptonshire, England
Died 21 April 1999(1999-04-21) (aged 65) Ludlow, Shropshire, England
Career wins 1,346
Major racing wins
Grand National (1972, 1980, 1985) Mackeson Gold Cup Handicap Chase Queen Mother Champion Chase Hennessy Gold Cup King George VI Chase.
Order of the British Empire
Significant horses
Martha’s Son, Well To Do, Ben Nevis II, Last Suspect, Dublin Flyer
Grade 1 winners trained by Tim Forster
Year Race Horse Jockey
1973 Arkle Challenge Trophy Denys Adventure Graham Thorner
1976 King George VI Chase Royal Marshall II
1985 Tingle Creek Chase Lefrak City Richard Dunwoody
1993 Tolworth Hurdle Sun Surfer Carl Llewellyn
1995 Victor Chandler Chase Martha’s Son Rodney Farrant
Ascot Chase
1997 Queen Mother Champion Chase
Melling Chase Carl Llewellyn
Important Grade 2 and 3 winners trained by Tim Forster
Year Race Grade Horse Jockey
1974 Hennessy Gold Cup
Royal Marshall II Graham Thorner
1986 Peterborough Chase
Western Sunset Hywel Davies
1988 Mackeson Gold Cup
Pegwell Bay Peter Scudamore
A. F. Budge Gold Cup Brendan Powell
1990 Peterborough Chase
Jamie Railton
1994 Martha’s Son Rodney Farrant
Tripleprint Gold Cup
Dublin Flyer Brendan Powell
1995 Mackeson Gold Cup
1996 Peterborough Chase