Cloudy Glen wins Ladbrokes Trophy Chase in Trevor Hemmings’ colours

By: Greg Wood at Newbury Sunday 28 November 2021
  • Charlie Deutsch’s ride holds off Fiddlerontheroof’s late charge
  • Epatante and Not So Sleepy dead-heat in Fighting Fifth Hurdle

The green, yellow and white colours of Trevor Hemmings, who died last month, have been a constant thread in National Hunt racing for nearly four decades and the former owner’s “friends”, as he liked to call them, continue to honour his memory on the track.

Cloudy Glen, a 33-1 shot trained by Venetia Williams, became the latest big-race winner in the Hemmings silks in the Ladbrokes Trophy Chase here on Saturday, staying on strongly to hold the late challenge of Fiddlerontheroof by half a length. His performance embodied the courage and stamina Hemmings always hoped to see in one of his chasers.

Continue reading...