His trainer announced the retirement of the star on Sunday, 13 April 2014, because Battle Group “has fallen out of love with (jump) racing”. He refused to run in the Grand National at Cheltenham in March, and just stood and looked how the other 39 horses ran off the start. At Ayr (in his last start) he consented to start, but was pulled up at the eighth fence, due to strange behavior (or something like that, I’m not sure).
Battle Group, nine-year-old gelding by Beat Hollow, out of Cantanta (by Top Ville) started over fences 44 times, won 9, came in second 7 times, and third 3 times.
Photo: X Photographed with Daryl Jacob in the irons, on way to victory in the John Smith’s Handicap at Aintree in 2013.
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