Printer Friendly
The Free Library
22,728,043 articles and books

Down the years.



Byline: GEORGE ENNOR

On this day in . . . 1966 A third win in a row for Michael Sobell's Reform, trained by Sir Gordon Richards and ridden by Scobie Breasley Arthur Edward "Scobie" Breasley (7 May 1914 - 21 December 2006) was an Australian jockey, the winner of the Caulfield Cup in Melbourne five times (1942-5 consecutively) on Tranquil Star, Skipton, Counsel and St Fairy - then on Peshawar in 1952, the Epsom Derby twice, and the Prix , as he readily gets the better of market rival Green Park in the two-year-old conditions race at Newbury.

By the end of the season, Reform had doubled his tally to six wins from seven starts, with two at Ascot and one at Goodwood.

Though he was beaten in the Greenham first time out as a three-year-old, Reform had another excellent season, with success in the St James's Palace Stakes, the Sussex and the Queen Elizabeth Queen Elizabeth, or Elizabeth, may refer to: Living people
  • Elizabeth II, Queen regnant of the Commonwealth Realms
Deceased people
Bohemia
 II before beating Taj Dewan de·wan  
n.
Any of various government officials in India, especially a regional prime minister.



[Hindi d
 and Royal Palace in the Champion Stakes.

1995 Ron Huggins' Double T rigger, trained by Mark Johnston, takes a huge step in the public adoration stakes as he leads from start to finish in the Gold Cup on the third day of Royal Ascot. Ridden by Jason Weaver, he wins by four lengths from hot favourite Moonax, trained by Barry Hills and ridden by Pat Eddery.

Next time out, he got the better of a memorable battle with his brother Double Eclipse, also trained by Johnston and ridden by Tyrone Williams, in the Goodwood Cup, and it was one of racing's most memorable days when he won the Goodwood race for the third time, a feat no other horse has achieved, in 1998. He is now siring winners from the East Burrow Farm in Devonshire.
COPYRIGHT 2005 MGN LTD
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2005 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 Reader Opinion

Title:

Comment:



 

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Sports
Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Jun 22, 2005
Words:243
Previous Article:Letter: Cheltenham should be first reserve for 2006.
Next Article:Five for fun.



Related Articles
Football: Motivator Megson does the trick; W Brom 1 Fulham 0.
DOWN THE YEARS: DOWN THE YEARS.
Down the Years: Down the Years.
DOWN THE YEARS: DOWN THE YEARS.
Down The Years: Down The Years.
DOWN THE YEARS: DOWN THE YEARS.
DOWN THE YEARS: DOWN THE YEARS.
Down the years:.
Down The Years.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters