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)