Cheltenham Festival: Henry de Bromhead saddling strongest-ever team

Cheltenham Festival: Henry de Bromhead saddling strongest-ever team

Cheltenham Festival: Henry de Bromhead saddling strongest-ever team Henry de Bromhead’s ancestry is a colourful one, featuring a secretary to Marie Antoinette, who joined the last Queen of France in meeting a grizzly end under the guillotine’s blade. Also on the family tree is Lieutenant Gonville Bromhead VC, one of the survivors of the unlikely defeat of Zulu warriors by outnumbered British soldiers at Rorke’s Drift in 1879 – he was played by Michael Caine in the famous film, Zulu. It’s a story that would surely satisfy producers of the…

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