Kauto Star

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Kauto Star parades for his fansLegendary chaser Kauto Star retired from National Hunt racing in October 2012 having won 16 Grade One races. His impressive list of achievements include winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup twice (2007 and (2009) and the King George VI Chase at Kempton a record five times (the final one in 2011).

Bred in France by Mrs Henri Aubert (Village Star x Port Etienne), the bay gelding was owned by Clive Smith and was trained by champion jumps trainer Paul Nicholls.

After his retirement he moved to event rider Laura Collet’s yard in Lambourn to be retrained for dressage. The popular gelding was put down at the age of 15 following a field accident in June 2015.