With a career spanning more than 50 years in the business, the Barbados-born Sir Michael Stoute is a true flat racing icon.
He has won champion trainer 10 times and is the only trainer to have won an English Classic in five successive seasons in the 20th century. A regular at Ascot, where he trained the Queen’s horse Estimate to win the Gold Cup in 2013 – marking the first victory of its kind for a reigning monarch – his career highlights are many. HNW-world highpoints include wins at the Dubai World Cup, the Breeders’ Cup Turf, the Japan Cup and Hong Kong Vase. He also trained Shergar, perhaps his best-known horse. He trains at Highclere and the Freemason Lodge Stables in Newmarket.