Horse death at Tweseldown point-to-point

Six-times Flat winner Barolo suffered a fatal aneurism on his first outing over fences, at Tweseldown on 6 March.

Louise Sheridan’s 12-year-old gelding was competing in the last race at the Chiddingfold, Leconfield and Cowdray point-to-point when he collapsed.

Trained by Walter Swinburn, the horse had won over £108,000. He was competing in his first point-to-point.

This news story was first published in the current issue of Horse & Hound (24 March, 2011)

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