: behaved like a spoilt child on his big day
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.
Robert de Mony-Pajol 70 trainer of Dictus & Margouillat; Paul Murphy 35 trainer of Cerium; Joss Musson 96 breeder of Charlie Potheen
; Joanna Badger 32 rider of Madame Jones & Native Title; Christopher Price 62 rider of Double Bridal & Ballyross; Aidan Ryan 52 owner of Bimsey; Eric Elliott 57 Durham permitholder; John Hanmer 69 BBC TV commentator & jockeys' agent; Sir Alastair Burnet 81 former director of United Racecourses; Graham 'Podger' Rogerson 48 RaceTech TV director; Sandra Thomson 41 owner with David Nicholls; Charlie Poste 26 jump jockey; Francesca Cumani 26 model & amateur rider; Sophie Doyle 23 apprentice with Jacqui Doyle; Oliver Mooney 63 racehorse owner Please notify birthday greetings to us at least one week before publication
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
As a lad he looked after the great Mandarin, though in later years he regarded Charlie Potheen
as his particular favourite.