Tributes Flood In For Henry De Bromhead's Special Tiara

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Henry De Bromhead's stable veteran and once upon a time a Cheltenham Qu Mother Champion Chase winner, Special Tiara this weekend fatally suffered an injury that has seen him depart from the sport.

Glowing tributes have been on going since Saturday after the 12 year old passed away and with how much this horse loved going racing it was a sad day all round for his connections.

He set off in the Grade 1 Ladbrokes Dublin Chase at Leopardstown and as ever started to make the running of the race and was all clear to get ready to jump his first fence of the day before something sickening happened.

His body started to fail him and he couldn't make it to the first fence, jockey on board Robbie Power dismounted the 12 year old and knew his time was up.

The now veteran, who you would never have thought was a horse nearing the end of his career with the way he raced, went off like he was on rocket fuel and always setting a brisk pace for the rest of field to try and keep up with.

Eventually it became to much for the Irish horse who lived out a special career with most of his finest races coming across the pond in Britain.

His best moment as a race horse for his beloved trainer Henry De Bromhead was back in 2017 where he wrote his name in Cheltenham folklore by winning the 2017 Queen Mother Champion Chase, making all of the running and beating some special Grade 1 horses

(Credit Racing TV)

This was the final win of his career which saw seven marvellous outings for the Sally Rowley-Williams owned gelding who during his career took the spoils in his winning races all under trainer Henry De Bromhead.

You have to stretch back all the way to 2012 on his fourth ever contest as a racehorse to see him win for the first time and Kilbeggan was the venue in a maiden hurdle in July.

Previous to this he had finished second on all of his three starts but at the Irish track he finally found the winning formula and there was no looking back from there.

Another one of his greatest days on a racecourse was at Sandown in 2015 when he went on to beat one of the greatest jumps horses of this generation in Sprinter Sacre.

Landing the Grade 1 A P McCoy Celebration Chase by a clear six lengths in what was one of his owners most special moments as a racehorse.

Leading jockey Noel Fehily was on board the gelding that day and as he was for his Champion Chase victory and he was full of praise for one of his favourite horses.

(Credit Racing Post) Fehily said: "It's terribly sad for all involved with the horse, for the owner and trainer but also the lads in the yard and those who have spent so much time travelling over and back to England with him over the years.

"He was a great horse and gave me one of the highlights of my career the day he won the Champion Chase, and he was placed in two others. We also won a Celebration Chase together and he was unlucky not to win a Tingle Creek when he was bumped badly by Sire De Grugy after the final fence. I had some great days on him.

"When he was at his best, no horse could lead him to the first fence. He was very quick and a very good jumper, so he was a wonderful horse to ride. He ran some mighty races against all the best two-milers around at the time and was right up there with them."

Special Tiara's trainer also had some heartfelt words to say about him: "We had some fantastic days with him," he said. "He always wore his heart on his sleeve and he always ran his heart out. He was brilliant on many a day. We were very lucky to have him."

Special Tiara's career in numbers:

12 age
36 races
7 wins
3 Grade 1 victories
2 Desert Orchid Chase wins
5 Champion Chases contested
170 Best Racing Post Rating
672,025 prize-money earned in pounds

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