The best horse he ever trained was Remainder Man
, who, having finished second to Roland Gardens in the 1978 2,000 Guineas, went on to be beaten less than two lengths into third by Shirley Heights and Hawaiian Sound in the Derby.
One of Hollinshead's best: Remainder Man
finishes third to Shirley Heights in the 1978 Derby.
Her horse, Remainder Man
was a 40- 1 outsider at the start of the race.
And though he never won a British Classic before his retiral through a back problem in 1996, he went mighty close when Remainder Man
was runner-up to Roland Gardens in the 2,000 Guineas and third behind Shirley Heights in the Derby.
He has competed with the best of them on the Classic stage in the past and still talks affectionately of Remainder Man
, his runner-up in the 1978 2000 Guineas who then finished third behind Shirley Heights in the Derby.
There's an old horse standing a stud there called Remainder Man
. Any details?
Should you be of advanced years yourself, you may have seen cave paintings of his old star Remainder Man
that precede any meaningful electronic database by a decade or so, but if you think you've got to the roots of Reg by delving back to the glory days of the 1978 Classics, then you've got another think coming (as people used to say back then).
The daughter of Remainder Man
is one of only three mares owned by Delahunty, and his success from such a select group was recognised in 2007 when he received the Weatherbys Ireland/Farmers Journal Small Breeder of the Year Award.
The horse was Remainder Man
, the tall, white-faced chestnut whom Reg saddled in 1978 to be second in the 2,000 Guineas and third in the Derby, and who then went on to win the Ormonde Stakes at Chester as a fouryear-old.
The 19-year-old son of Top Ville is the most recent in a line of top-class jumps sires at Knockhouse, after Roselier, Remainder Man
Do you remember Remainder Man
coming second in the 2,000 Guineas and third in the Derby for him, 30 years ago?