Arkle – Portrait of a Legend
Arkle has seen off Desert Orchid and Red Rum to top a poll of the all-time favourite racehorses in Britain and Ireland.
The legendary Irish steeplechaser, winner of the Cheltenham Gold Cup three years running, came out top in a vote conducted by the Racing Post newspaper.
Arkle was named after a mountain in Scotland
In his final 12 races, Arkle carried top weight of at least 12 stone – but still won nine of them
Arkle’s main daily feed was made up of oats, mashed together with six eggs and two bottles of Guinness.
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