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Author Name: Henry Cecil

Henry Cecil really needs no introduction but I shall gladly give you some statistics. He has trained 368 Group winners, 35 Classic winners of which 4 are Derby winners (Slip Anchor, Reference Point, Commander In Chief & Oath), 8 Oaks winners (Light Shift, Oh So Sharp, Diminuendo, Snow Bride, Lady Carla, Reams Of Verse, Ramruma & Love Divine), the joint equal record holder for trainers of Oaks winners, 6 One Thousand Guineas winners (One In A Million, Fairy Footsteps, Oh So Sharp, Bosra Sham, Sleepytime & Wince) 2 Two Thousand Guineas winners (Bolkonski & Wollow), 4 St Leger winners (Light Cavalry, Oh So Sharp, Reference Point & Michelozzo). He has had 70 Royal Ascot winners and has been Champion Trainer 10 times. He is one of the most successful trainers the country has ever seen. In 2007 he had 45 winners and 89 placed horses winning a total of over 732,550 of these 4 were Group or Listed winners including Light Shift, winner of the Epsom Oaks and Passage of Time. He has had 11 juvenile winners in 2007 which is a 21% strike rate. In 2008 he aims to have approx 100 horses in training, half of them will be 2 year olds. Jockeys who have ridden for Henry in 2007 include: Ted Durcan, R. Dominguez, Richard Hughes, Johnny Murtagh and Tom Queally. Previous jockeys include the likes of Franki Dettori, Mick Kinane, Steve Cauthen, Lester Piggott, Joe Mercer and Pat Eddery. In 2007 & 2008 he is training Born Tobouggie for The Sticky Wicket Syndicate.

     Books By Author :: Henry Cecil

   
Daughters in Law
 -by Henry Cecil

Mr. Justice Coombe is a well-respected judge who has beautiful twin daughters. One goes to the Bar while the other becomes a so... Read More

   
Friends at Court
 -by Henry Cecil

Roger Thursby is prospering in the legal profession and is about to be made a Queen's Council. In this brilliantly funny sequel... Read More

   
Independent Witness
 -by Henry Cecil

Mr Justice Grampion hates dangerous drivers and believes it is his duty to give very severe sentences to those who offend. He i... Read More

   
According to the Evidence
 -by Henry Cecil

Alec Morland is on trail for murder. He has tried to remedy the ineffectiveness of the law by taking matters into his own hands... Read More



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