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07/01/2014

Three-time champion jump jockey Terry Biddlecombe has died aged 72.

Three-time champion jump jockey Terry Biddlecombe has died aged 72. Terry, who was married to former trainer Henrietta Knight, suffered a stroke in 2011. Henrietta retired from training in May 2012 to care for him. He died on Sunday (5 January). An on Henrietta Knight’s Facebook page yesterday read: “Sadly, Terry died peacefully after breakfast this morning with Henrietta by his side.” As a jockey Terry was champion in 1965, 1966 and tly with Bob Davies in 1969. He won the 1967 Cheltenham Gold Cup on Woodland Venture and finished 2nd on Gay Trip in the 1972 Grand National. He played a major part helping Henrietta with training at West Lockinge Farm in Oxfordshire. The pair enjoyed much success — particularly with 3 times Cheltenham Gold Cup winner (2002-04) Best Mate. When Henrietta gave up training, her horses went to Mick Channon Read more at http://www.horseandhound.co.uk/news/former-champion-jockey-terry-biddlecombe-dies/#yFV33ZAerfFRbmpe.99