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Tote Gold Trophy winner King Credo dies at 25.

KING CREDO, flagbearer of Steve Woodman's small Sussex stable in the 1990s and owned and bred by actors James Bolam James Bolam (born June 16 1938 in Sunderland, County Durham) is an English actor, perhaps most associated with his portrayal of the lovable layabout Terry Collier in the hit BBC sitcoms The Likely Lads and Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?.  and Susan Jameson Susan Jameson (born 13 August 1944, Barnt Green, Worcestershire, England, UK) is an English actress who is best known for her television work.

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Winner of nine of his 34 races, King Credo won more than pounds 100,000 in prize-money, landing the 1992 Imperial Cup and the 1993 Tote Gold Trophy, although arguably his best run was when fourth to Granville Again in the 1993 Champion Hurdle.

King Credo and a young Adrian Maguire struck up a winning partnership but Hywel Davies rode him at Cheltenham, with Maguire partnering third-placed Halkopous.

Maguire and King Credo had Granville Again behind when winning the Grade 2 Ascot Hurdle, providing his trainer and owners with a treasured memory.

Woodman said yesterday: "King Credo gave his owners, as well as my family, so much happiness and after his Ascot w i n , t h e Q u e e n M o t h e r memorably invited all of us into the royal box for a glass of champagne to celebrate.

"My dad [Syd] had died in 1986 and King Credo was an absolute lifeline, as it was a serious struggle with just a handful of horses.

"I had him from a yearling and he was never any trouble. He was a great old horse and so clever he could have turned his hand to anything. He taught all the young horses after he was retired."

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Title Annotation:Sports
Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Article Type:Obituary
Date:May 26, 2010
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