Colin Tizzard

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Colin Tizzard
OccupationTrainer
Born1956 (age 62–63)
Milborne Port, Somerset
Career winsAs a National Hunt jockey:
As a National Hunt Trainer:
Major racing wins
As a trainer in UK National Hunt Grade Ones

King George VI Chase (2015) (2016)
World Hurdle (2016)
Betfair Chase (2013, 2015)
Ascot Chase (2013)
Long Walk Hurdle (2015)
Aintree Hurdle (2016)
Liverpool Hurdle (2016)

Mildmay Novices' Chase (2016)
Kauto Star Novices' Chase (2016)
Melling Chase (2017)
Top Novices' Hurdle (2017)
Tolworth Hurdle (2017)
Mersey Novices' Hurdle (2017)

Cheltenham Gold Cup (2018)
Significant horses
Cue Card, Thistlecrack, Native River, Fox Norton, Finian's Oscar

Colin Tizzard (born 7 January 1956) is a British racehorse trainer specializing in National Hunt racing. He has held a full training licence since 1998.[1] In 2010 Tizzard trained Cue Card to victory in the Cheltenham Festival Champion Bumper. In 2014 Tizzard trained Cue Card to victory in the Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Festival. In the 2015 King George VI Chase he trained Cue Card to victory.[2] At the 2016 Cheltenham Festival Thistlecrack won the World Hurdle to give Tizzard his first success in that race.[3] At the 2018 Cheltenham Festival, Tizzard trained the winner in the Cheltenham Gold Cup “Native River”,[4] as well as the winner of the Albert Bartlett Novice's Hurdle "Kilbriken Storm".[5][6][7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ PA (16 March 2018). "The Somerset farmer who trained Gold Cup winner Native River". somersetlive.co.uk. Archived from the original on 18 March 2018. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  2. ^ Armytage, Marcus (12 March 2016). "Cheltenham Festival 2016: Colin Tizzard ready to milk biggest day of his career". The Daily Telegraph. Archived from the original on 16 April 2016. Retrieved 16 March 2018 – via www.telegraph.co.uk.
  3. ^ Wood, Greg (17 March 2016). "Brilliant Thistlecrack wins World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival". the Guardian. Archived from the original on 23 January 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Cheltenham Festival: Native River romps to Gold Cup success". 16 March 2018. Archived from the original on 16 March 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  5. ^ Authority, The British Horseracing. "Racing News - The British Horseracing Authority". britishhorseracing.com. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  6. ^ Authority, The British Horseracing. "Racing News - The British Horseracing Authority". britishhorseracing.com. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  7. ^ "Colin Tizzard - Record By Race Type - Racing Post". www.racingpost.com. Archived from the original on 10 August 2017. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  8. ^ "Cheltenham Festival: Gold Cup-winning trainer Colin Tizzard completes fairytale". 16 March 2018. Archived from the original on 16 March 2018. Retrieved 18 March 2018 – via www.bbc.co.uk.