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Hornet's Beauty

Foaled: 1908    Died: 1917
Sire: Tredennis    Dam: Hornet
Dam Sire: Hackler    Sex: Gelding
Colour: Bay   

Breeder(s):

Michael Dawson

Trainer(s):

Frank Barling
Capt Charles Frederick Elsey
Philip Peebles
Felix Walmough Leach

Owner(s):

J H Taylor
Sir William Cooke
Hornet's Beauty
Hornet's Beauty
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Dates & jockeys of important wins:

Other major race(s)
(featuring people in this database)
1911  King's Stand Stakes, Ascot   John Martin
1913  King's Stand Stakes, Ascot   John Martin
1913  Portland Handicap, Doncaster   Elijah Wheatley

Description:

The remarkable Hornet's Beauty won 31 of his 55 starts and could be named the best gelding to race in England in the 20th century. In 1911, Hornet's Beauty was unbeaten in 15 races at home, including three contests at that year's Royal Ascot meeting.
 

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