Ex-trainer Pat Taylor dies at 85.PAT TAYLOR Pat Taylor may refer to:
His two biggest successes came over jumps. Bremontier, ridden by French jockey Tony Rossio, won the Scottish Grand National The Scottish Grand National is a Grade 3 National Hunt horse race in the United Kingdom for five-year-old and above horses. It is run over a distance of 4 miles 110 yards (6,538 metres) at Ayr Racecourse in April. in 1957, and 20 years later Tip The Wink, with Dessie Hughes up, landed the Arkle Challenge Trophy The Arkle Challenge Trophy is a Grade 1 National Hunt chase in the United Kingdom for five-year-old and above novices. It is run over a distance of 2 miles (3,219 metres) on the Old Course at Cheltenham Racecourse during the Cheltenham Festival in March. at Cheltenham.
But Taylor also did well on the Flat, and though his team rarely exceeded 30 in numbers in numbered parts; as, a book published in numbers.
See also: Number , his exploits with horses like Penitent and Mountain Music paid tribute to his skill.
Patrick Mainwaring Taylor was born in Wetherby on July 26, 1914, but was brought up in France and was apprenticed in Marseilles to Joe Childs' brother, Albert. He rode winners both on the Flat and over jumps, the first of them at the age of 13, and trained briefly in that country before the outbreak of World War II.
Turned down on medical grounds when he tried to enlist, Taylor worked in a munitions mu·ni·tion
War materiel, especially weapons and ammunition. Often used in the plural.
tr.v. mu·ni·tioned, mu·ni·tion·ing, mu·ni·tions
To supply with munitions. factory in Liverpool
before resuming life as a jump jockey at the end of the war, riding for Wilfred Lyde.
In 1948 he started training at Beverley, from where he sent out the winners of almost 300 races. The best of them on the Flat were Penitent and Mountain Music, who won 10 races.
Penitent, whom Taylor bought as a four-year-old, went on winning until the age of 12. In all he won 20 races,
including the Old Newton Cup in 1954 and the Liverpool Spring Cup in 1957.
Taylor moved to Godalming, Surrey, in 1967, and to Lambourn four years later.
His best horse at Lambourn was Tip The Wink, who landed the Wills Hurdle at Haydock in 1975 before his Arkle Challenge Trophy success two years later.
Taylor scored his 500th victory when Tigerwood Tigerwood may refer to several species of trees:
He maintained his interest in racing and was a regular at Ascot Ascot (ăs`kət), town, Windsor and Maidenhead, S central England. The famous horse races instituted by Queen Anne in 1711 are held annually in June on Ascot Heath. Ascot remains an important social and fashion event, attended by the royal family. and Salisbury until ill-health in the last few years curtailed his visits to the course.