P667 CEEFAX 2 667 Sat 13 Jun 21:14/15       KNIGHTHOOD FOR TRAINER STOUTE 1/7 Dual Derby winning trainer Michael Stoute joined a select band of racing personalities when he was knighted in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Stoute appeared in the Barbados section for his contribution to sport and tourism on the island. The 52-year-old Newmarket-based trainer was born on the Island where his late father was commissioner of Police. He first took out a licence in 1972 and was champion trainer in 1981, 1986, 1989, 1994 and last season. LATEST BIG-RACE ANTE-POST PRICES 686 Daily Quiz 685 BHB 691 Race News 661 Berry 2yo Asct news R Asc Thu R Asc Fri
P667 CEEFAX 2 667 Sat 13 Jun 21:05/49       KNIGHTHOOD FOR TRAINER STOUTE 2/7 Michael Stoute, who has been knighted in the Queen's Birthday Honours List, has a string of big-race successes to his name including Shergar and Shahrastani in the Epsom Derby. He has won a total of eight British Classics and ninj such races in Ireland together with the Breeders' Cup Turf in America, the Japan Cup (twice) and the Dubai World Cup. The Newmarket handler has been responsible for a host of top-class horses including Singspiel, Ezzoud, Pilsudski and Shareef Dancer. LATEST BIG-RACE ANTE-POST PRICES 686 Daily Quiz 685 BHB 691 Race News 661 Berry 2yo Asct news R Asc Thu R Asc Fri
P667 CEEFAX 2 667 Sat 13 Jun 21:12/15       SIMMONS PRAISES STOUTE 3/7 Peter Simmons, High Commissioner to Barbados in the United Kingdom, has revealed the extent of Sir Michael Stoute's contribution to sport and tourism on the West Indian island. He said: "Michael has made an outstanding contribution to tourism in Barbados and his efforts have quite rightly been acknowledged. "He has encouraged a large number of people to visit the island over the years and not just racing people but others as well. We are all delighted he has accepted the knighthood." LATEST BIG-RACE ANTE-POST PRICES 686 Daily Quiz 685 BHB 691 Race News 661 Berry 2yo Asct news R Asc Thu R Asc Fri
P667 CEEFAX 2 667 Sat 13 Jun 21:11/24       WILSON HAPPY FOR STOUTE 4/7 Julian Wilson, who pipped Sir Michael Stoute to the job at the BBC, has paid tribute to the trainer. He said: "He has always been a wonderful ambassador for Barbados. He took the racing cricket team there and it evoked a great deal of interest. "He goes out there evjry January and encourages local people to go racing which is beneficial to the island. "I'd like to think his ovjrall success and the way he conducted himself in racing has also been acknowledged." LATEST BIG-RACE ANTE-POST PRICES 686 Daily Quiz 685 BHB 691 Race News 661 Berry 2yo Asct news R Asc Thu R Asc Fri
P667 CEEFAX 2 667 Sat 13 Jun 21:10/01       O'SULLEVAN PRAISES STOUTE 5/7 Sir Peter O'Sullevan was quick to praisj Sir Michael Stoute after hearing that the trainer had been knighted in the Qujen's birthday honours list. The former BBC commentator feels the Newmarket-based handler richly desjrvjs the honour. "I am absolutely thrilled for Michael. He is a very good ambassador for sport and it is fitting he should receivj his knighthood via the Commonwealth. "Perhaps it is just as well he didn't get the job at the BBC!" LATEST BIG-RACE ANTE-POST PRICES 686 Daily Quiz 685 BHB 691 Race News 661 Berry 2yo Asct news R Asc Thu R Asc Fri
P667 CEEFAX 2 667 Sat 13 Jun 21:11/13       HERN TAKES ANOTHER HONOUR 6/7 Retired trainer Major Dick Hern has received a high accolade from one of his former owners. He has been awarded the CBE in the Qujen's birthday honours, having trained for Her Majesty for 22 years. Hern, 77, won the Oaks and the St Leger with the Qujen's Dunfermline in Silvjr Jubilee year of 1977 and three years later was appointed Commander of the Royal Victorian Order. His latest honour is recognition for an outstanding 40-year career. LATEST BIG-RACE ANTE-POST PRICES 686 Daily Quiz 685 BHB 691 Race News 661 Berry 2yo Asct news R Asc Thu R Asc Fri
P667 CEEFAX 2 667 Sat 13 Jun 21:17/40       HERN THRILLED WITH HONOUR 7/7 Major Dick Hern was thrilled to hear the news that he had been awarded the CBE for "services to horsjracing" in the Qujen's birthday honours list. He said: "I am vjry proud and happy. Her Majesty gave me the CVO and to find out that I have got a CBE is a vjry wonderful thrill. I havj had many great days and this must be one of the best. "There were so many highlights in my career that it is difficult to differentiate but I suppose winning the Oaks and St Leger for Her Majesty was probably the best." LATEST BIG-RACE ANTE-POST PRICES 686 Daily Quiz 685 BHB 691 Race News 661 Berry 2yo Asct news R Asc Thu R Asc Fri