Horse Racing

Sir Evelyn de Rothschild dies aged 91

Sir Evelyn de Rothschild after receiving the trophy from the Prince of Wales (now King Charles) at Royal Ascot |

Sir Evelyn de Rothschild, owner of Crystal Ocean (GB), the world’s highest ranked horse in 2019, has died aged 91.

Born in August 1931 and a member of a prominent banking family, Rothschild enjoyed much success on the field with horses bred and bred at his Southcourt Stud in Bedfordshire.

The most notable of them all is Crystal Ocean trained by Sir Michael Stoute, a top middleweight runner currently standing at The Bearies Stud in Ireland, and whose seven wins include the G1 Prince of Wales S. at Royal Ascot in the same season, he was headed in the G1 Juddmonte International. He was also twice runner-up in G1 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth S.

Rothschild also raced against GI Canada International Hillstar (GB) winner and ate three Group 2 dishes with Crystal Capella (GB), both also coached by Stoute, and he was represented with the winner. 1st place through Ogee (GB) jump, coached by his older sister. Renee Robeson. The Group 1 treble winner Notnowcato (GB) was also bred at Southcort Stud and raced in the colors of Rothschild’s sons, Anthony and David.

This season, the breeder brought his color to victory by Crystal Caprice (Ire), who won consecutive races at Yarmouth, Goodwood and Ascot in the summer. Daughter is ranked 101 of Frankel (GB), who is a half-sister to Crystal Ocean, is in a group that includes a hungry baby, four ponies, two ponies in training and six mother hens to be provided. at Tattersalls later this month as part of a partial dispersal of Southcort Stud, deposited by New England Stud and Stoute’s Freemason Lodge respectively.

Sir Evelyn de Rothschild, a philanthropist and financier, was knighted by the Queen in 1989 for services in the financial and banking sectors. A statement released by his family on Tuesday morning read: “It is with great sadness that Madame de Rothschild announces the death of her beloved husband, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild, after a brief illness.

“Sir Evelyn passed away peacefully last night at his home in London with loved ones by his side.

“The family appreciates thoughts and prayers at this very sad time.”

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