Wrath of Titans

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Wrath of Titans
SireOscar
Grandsire Sadlers Wells
DamGlen Empress
DamsireLancastrian
Sex Gelding
Foaled20th April 2009
Country Ireland
ColourBay
BreederWilliam O'Gorman
OwnerGigginstown House Stud
Trainer Gordon Elliot
Record24: 6-2-4
Earnings£128,403
Major wins
Kerry National (2016)
Last updated on October 06, 2016

Wrath of Titans is an Irish bred racehorse that won the Guinness Kerry National in 2016.

The horse was bred by William O'Gorman at Holycross, Co. Tipperary. He was sired by Oscar and is out of the Lancastrian mare Glen Empress. He is a half-brother to Irish Grand National winner Thunder And Roses

Thunder And Roses is an Irish bred racehorse that won the Irish Grand National in 2015.

His dam has also produced Black Type performers; Shirley Casper (Grade 2 winner, Grade 1 placed), Oligarch Society and Lonesome Dove.

Wrath of Titans won the 2016 Kerry National by 5 lengths for trainer Gordon Elliot and amateur lady jockey Lisa O'Neill and returned at odds of 7/1. [1]

Gordon Elliott is a County Meath-based National Hunt racehorse trainer from Ireland who was 29 when his first Grand National entry, the 33 to 1 outsider Silver Birch won the 2007 race on 14 April 2007. Owned by Brian Walsh of County Kildare, and ridden by Robbie Power, the horse held off McKelvey and Slim Pickings to win the Aintree Racecourse event. In 2018 and 2019 he won the Aintree Grand National with his horse Tiger Roll, ridden by Davy Russell and owned by Gigginstown House Stud, the first horse since Red Rum to win the race twice. In 2018 he also won the Irish Grand National.

He was sold at the Goffs Land Rover Sale as a 3-year-old, bought by Gordon Elliot for Gigginstown House Stud. [2]

After sustaining an injury in the Cork National Chase the horse was humanely euthanised. [3]

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References

  1. "Wrath of Titans takes Kerry National for Gordon Elliott and Lisa O'Neill". Irish Times. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  2. "2012 Land Rover Sale Topper Wins Kerry National". Goffs Ireland. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
  3. "Wrath of Titans Record". Racing Post. Retrieved 16 Feb 2017.