|Breeder||Sir Humphrey de Trafford|
|Owner||Sir Humphrey de Trafford|
|Record||12: 8 - ? - ?|
| Horris Hill Stakes (1957)|
Chester Vase (1958)
Lingfield Derby Trial (1958)
Great Voltigeur Stakes (1958)
St. Leger Stakes (1958)
K. George VI & Q. Elizabeth Stakes (1959)
|Timeform rating: 136|
|Last updated on 31 May 2009|
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As a two-year-old Alcide had won the Horris Hill Stakes at Newbury Racecourse and his first success in his second season was in the Chester Vase. He then romped home in the Lingfield Derby Trial and after he had recovered from his injury he won the Great Voltigeur Stakes by 12 lengths and the St. Leger by eight. He was held up in his preparation for the Ascot Gold Cup the following season, but even so was only just beaten by Wallaby II. Six weeks later he won the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes and retired to stud as the winner of eight races worth £56,042.
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