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The remarkable facts and figures behind Trevor Hemmings' achievements in racing

Cheltenham champ: Albertas Run won three times at the festival, including two Ryanairs
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Full name Trevor James Hemmings
Born Woolwich, London, June 11, 1935
First winner Northern Trust (trained by Charlie Nelson) Bath, June 15, 1985
First winner over jumps Northern Gambler, Ludlow, March 27, 1987
First Graded winner Eirespray (1998 Future Champion Novices' Chase)
Grand National winners Hedgehunter (2005), Ballabriggs (2011), Many Clouds (2015)
Triple Cheltenham Festival winner Albertas Run (2008 Royal & SunAlliance Chase, 2010 & 2011 Ryanair Chase)
Other Cheltenham Festival winners Trabolgan (2005 Royal & SunAlliance Chase), Juveigneur (2005 Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Chase), Cloudy Lane (2007 Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Chase), Andreas (2007 Grand Annual Chase), Old Benny (2008 National Hunt Chase), Ballabriggs (2010 Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Chase), Carrickboy (2013 Byrne Group Plate), Hawk High (2014 Fred Winter Juvenile Hurdle), Vintage Clouds (2021 Ultima Handicap Chase)
BetBright Cup/Cotswold Chase winner Many Clouds (2015, 2017)
Melling Chase winner Albertas Run (2010)
Hennessy Gold Cup/Ladbrokes Trophy winners Trabolgan (2005), Many Clouds (2014), Cloth Cap (2020)
Scottish Grand National winner Vicente (2017)
Other big-race wins The Last Fling (2000 De Vere Gold Cup Chase), Hedgehunter (2004 Thyestes Chase), Simply Supreme (2004 Mildmay Novices' Chase), Turpin Green (2005 Mersey Novices' Hurdle), Blue Shark (2005 Finale Juvenile Hurdle), Afsoun (2007 Haydock Champion Hurdle Trial, 2008 Contenders Hurdle), Andreas (2008 Celebration Chase), Albertas Run (2009 1965 Chase, 2011 Old Roan Chase), Burton Port (2010 Mildmay Novices' Chase), Lake View Lad (2020 Many Clouds Chase)
Most notable 1-2 Cloudy Lane, Glasker Mill (2009 Peter Marsh Chase)
Grand National runner-up Hedgehunter (2006)
Cheltenham Gold Cup runner-up Hedgehunter (2006)
Placed horse in Champion Hurdle Afsoun (3rd in 2007)
Last winner Champagne Mystery, Worcester, April 23, 2021
Champion staying steeplechaser (official ratings) Many Clouds (2016-17)
Champion 2½-mile steeplechaser (official ratings) Albertas Run (2009-10)
Highest-rated horses Many Clouds (RPR 174, 2017 Cotswold Chase), Albertas Run (RPR 171, 2nd in 2008 King George VI Chase)
Most prolific Grade 1 winner Albertas Run (4)
Total Grade 1 wins 6
Cheltenham Festival wins 12 (2005-21)
Most wins in a season 51 in 2007-08 (45 GB, 6 Ireland)
Champion owner of jumpers 2010-11
Racing manager Mick Meagher
Colours Emerald green and yellow (quartered), white sleeves and cap
Wealth £1.115 billion (Sunday Times Rich List 2021)
Honours Honorary Jockey Club member 2006; CVO (Commander of the Royal Victorian Order) 2011
Died October 11, 2021, aged 86

Compiled by John Randall

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