One distillery operating from a mountain hideout says it raked in pounds 10,000 after supplying nearly 100 crates of potheen
Walwyn was three-handed in the race but there was never any doubt the hard-pulling Charlie Potheen
was the one, even though it was his first run since winning at Newbury eight months earlier.
The List Whitbread/Bet365 Gold Cup multiple winners Larbawn 1968, 1969 (Michael Marsh/Macer Gifford, Josh Gifford) Diamond Edge 1979, 1981 (Fulke Walwyn/Bill Smith) Topsham Bay 1992,1993 (David Barons/Hywel Davies, Richard Dunwoody) Ad Hoc 2001, 2003 (Paul Nicholls/Ruby Walsh) Leading jockey Ron Barry 3 wins Titus Oates (1971), Charlie Potheen
(1973), The Dikler (1974) Leading trainer Fulke Walwyn 7 wins Taxidermist (1958), Mill House (1967), Charlie Potheen
(1973), The Dikler (1974), Diamond Edge (1979, 1981), Special Cargo (1984) Politically speaking Kandidate This fellow would get anyone's vote after a career that has spanned six seasons and harvested pounds 450,000 in win and place prize-money.
Compiled by Andrew Pennington and Nicholas Godfrey The List Multiple winners of Bet365 (Whitbread) Gold Cup Larbawn 1968, 1969 Trainer Michael Marsh/Jockeys Macer Gifford, Josh Gifford Diamond Edge 1979, 1981 Fulke Walwyn/Bill Smith Topsham Bay 1992, 1993 David Barons/Hywel Davies, Richard Dunwoody Ad Hoc 2001, 2003 Paul Nicholls/Ruby Walsh Leading jockey Ron Barry 3 wins: Titus Oates (1971), Charlie Potheen
(1973), The Dikler (1974) Leading trainer Fulke Walwyn 7 wins: Taxidermist (1958), Mill House (1967), Charlie Potheen
(1973), The Dikler (1974), Diamond Edge (1979, 1981), Special Cargo (1984) Easy as 1-2-3 1 Who was the last Fred Darling winner to land the 1,000 Guineas?
A second win in two visits to Newbury for Charlie Potheen
, trained by Fulke Walwyn, in the first leg of the novices' chase, beating Persian Yellow by 25 lengths.
HAVING sheared off the best part of two stone, Richard Pitman is almost - though not quite - back to the shape of the glory days when he rode those great chasers Pendil, Crisp and Charlie Potheen