From: June Horse News 2013
Racehorse Trainer Sir Henry Cecil Has Died
The well known and respected racehorse trainer Sir Henry Richard Amherst Cecil died on the 11th of June following a long battle with cancer.
The successful trainer who was awarded a knighthood during the Queen's 2011 Birthday Honours, had numerous racing wins and was honoured with Champion Trainer on ten occasions during his lengthy career.
Some of Sir Henry Cecil's major British Classic racing wins included winning the 2,000 Guineas on three occasions, the 1,000 Guineas on 6 occasions, the Epsom Derby on four occasions, the Epson Oaks on eight occasions and the St. Leger Stakes four times.
Cecil is also most recently known for training the legendary bay stallion Frankel who was unbeaten in all 14 of his races under jockey Tom Queally with wins including the Champion Stakes at Ascot, 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket, Sussex Stakes at Goodwood and the International Stakes at York.