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HENRIETTA KNIGHT B.ED (OXON)
Born: 15th December 1946
Married Terry Biddlecombe 1995
Career: Former Biology & History teacher and successful Three Day Event rider. Finished 12th at Badminton in 1973.
- Chairman of the Horse Trials Senior Selection Committee (1984-88) which included selecting the Silver Medal winning team for the Seoul Olympics (1988).
- Trained over 100 Point to Point winners (1984-1989)
- Breeds pedigree Connemara Ponies on her Lockinge Connemara Pony Stud.
- Regularly judges hunters and Connemara ponies at major County Shows during the Summer months.
- Started training July 1989 First winner: The Grey Gunner (Bangor) August 1989
- Has trained 638 winners to date
- 1966 Glenlivet Hurdle (Aintree) Stompin
- 1997 Stayers Hurdle (Cheltenham) Karshi
- 1998 Grand Annual Chase (Cheltenham) Edredon Bleu
- 2000 Lanzarote Hurdle (Kempton) Heart
- 2000 Sun Alliance Chase (Cheltenham) Lord Noelie
- 2000 Champion Chase (Cheltenham) Edredon Bleu
- 1998-2001 4 Peterborough Chases (Huntingdon) Edredon Bleu
- 2000 Martell Mersey Novice Hurdle (Aintree) Best Mate
- 2001 Scilly Isles Novice Chase (Sandown) Best Mate
- 2002 Peterborough Chase (Huntingdon) Best Mate
- 2002 King George VI Chase (Kempton) Best Mate
- 2002 Cheltenham Gold Cup Best Mate
- 2003 Cheltenham Gold Cup Best Mate
- 2003 Clonmel Oil Chase(Clonmel) Edredon Bleu
- 2003 King George VI Chase (Kempton) Edredon Bleu
- 2003 Ericsson Chase (Leopardstown) Best Mate
- 2004 Cheltenham Gold Cup Best Mate
- 2005 Peterborough Chase (Huntingdon) Impek
- 2006 Peterborough Chase (Huntingdon) Racing Demon
- 2007 Peterborough Chase (Huntingdon) Racing Demon.
- Lanson Lady of the Year 2002
- Timeform Personality of the Year 2003 (together with Terry Biddlecombe)
- 7 Guinness Awards at Cheltenham Festival 2002, 2003 & 2004
- Horserace Writers and Photographers Association NH Trainer of the Year 2002
- Channel 4 Racing Personality of the Year 2003.
Born: 2nd February 1941
Career: Began riding as a National Hunt Jockey in 1958 - aged 17 years
Rode over 900 winners from 1958 - 1974
First Winner: Burnella Wincanton Novices Hurdle March 1958 (beat Fred Winter by a head)
Champion N .H. Jockey:
- 1963 Irish Champion Hurdle (Punchestown) Honour Bound
- 1964 Grand Sefton Chase (Liverpool) Red Thorn
- 1964 Novice Handicap Hurdle (Liverpool) Spartan General
- 1965 George Duller Hurdle (Cheltenham) Coral Cluster
- 1966 Spa Hurdle (Cheltenham) Trelawney
- 1966 Coronation Hurdle (Liverpool) Trelawney
- 1967 Cheltenham Gold Cup Woodland Venture
- 1968 Norwegian Grand National Sorrento
- 1969 Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Cheltenham) Chatham
- 1969 Daily Express Triumph Hurdle (Cheltenham) Coral Diver
- 1969 Gloucester Hurdle (Cheltenham) Normandy
- 1969 Badger Brewery Chase (Wincanton) Fearless Fred
- 1969 Irish Sweeps Hurdle (Fairyhouse) Normandy
- 1969 & 1971 Mackeson Gold Cup (Cheltenham) Gay Trip
- 1970 Welsh National (Chepstow) French Excuse
- 1971 Novice Hurdle (Doncaster) Deep Run.
- 1972 2nd in Grand National (Liverpool) Gay Trip.