He beat the favourite Thistlecrack before collapsing after the race
The 2015 Grand National winner Many Clouds has died after winning the Cotswolds chase at Cheltenham earlier today.
He pipped the favourite Thistlecrack to the line before collapsing and dying shortly after the race.
Many Clouds has died after collapsing following his win in the Cotswold Chase at Cheltenham— Racing Post (@RacingPost) January 28, 2017
Speaking to the BBC, his trainer Oliver Sherwood said: "I always said he'd die for you, and he has today, doing what he loved most.
"He wanted to win that race, by God he wanted to win it - he was beat at the last and he fought the last 50 yards to get up and win.
"I've trained for 32 years now and horses like that don't come along very often," he added.
"One thing I want now is for Thistlecrack to win the Gold Cup." https://t.co/i1dqKZhN4E— At The Races (@AtTheRaces) January 28, 2017