A Tribute To Trevor Hemmings - A Look Back Through His Best Horses

Many Clouds

Many Clouds was one of the greatest horses owned by Trevor Hemmings during the owners career in the sport landing the Grand National in 2015 in remarkable style.

Other superb wins for the horse included the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury in 2014 and two Cotswalds Chase at Cheltenham in 2015 and 2017.

Unfortunately his win in 2017, when staying on gamely to see off superstar Thistlecrack, was the last he was seen having sadly passed away moments after the race.

Many Clouds was such a special horse that he now has a race named after him at Aintree which is a Grade Two over a staying trip.


Like Many Clouds, Hedgehunter is a legend in the sport for Trevor Hemmings having gave him him his first win in the Grand National back in 2005.

The superstar stayer was superb horse throughout his career under Willie Mullins, but his success in the Grand National was his best by a mile, although he did finish second in the 2006 renewal aswell.

He was the horse that kickstarted everything really for Hemmings with staying horses and Hedgehunter finished the best of any of his horses have in the Cheltenham Gold Cup when finishing second in 2006.


Ballabrigs was final horse of the three seen so far that won the Grand National for Hemmings, with the gelding taking out the 2011 renewal.

The Donald McCain trained animal saw off the challenge from Oscar Time and Don't Push it, to give the late owner his second win in the great race.

Albertas Run

Arguably one of Hemmings most talented horses of his owning career was the superstar Albertas Run, who went on to land multiple Grade One events.

Albertas Run was a three time Cheltenham festival winner for the owner taking out the 2008 Royal & SunAlliance Chase and also the 2010 & 2011 Ryanair Chase.

Overall, Hemmings landed 12 winners at the Cheltenham festival but his most special performances came from Albertas Run, who also landed other nice race throughout his career like the Old Roan Chase at Aintree and then the Reynoldstown and 1965 Chases at Ascot.

Cloth Cap

Finally, one of his latest superstar horses is the nine year old Cloth Cap who well and truly bounced on the scene last season when landing the Ladbrokes Trophy at Newbury off bottom weight.

He then went over to Kelso for the Listed Premier Chase at Kelso and bolted up which installed him as the very heavy favourite for the 2021 Grand National.

Having drifted slightly and gone off at 11/2 he was unfortunately pulled up when making a few mistakes on his way round but is still a horse that could win some nice races and after winning the Ladbrokes Trophy goes in as a great for Hemmings.