One of the most popular and legendary 2013 Cheltenham Gold Cup heroes, Bobs Worth has been passed away at the age of 17. The beloved racing horse, Bobs Worth has gone from this world and left his memories behind. He was one of the best racing horses of this era.
Racing fans are paying tribute to Gold Cup hero. According to the sources, the 2013 winner of the Cheltenham Festival lost his life after a freak accident. The passing of Bobs Worth was confirmed by his trainee, Nicky Henderson.
How Did Bobs Worth Die?
Since the news of his passing went viral on social media, the fans of the loving horses have been paying tribute to him and expressed their sorrow. He was one of the best racing horses who gained huge respect and love from the racing industry.
He has trained under Nicky Henderson for owners of The Not Afraid Partnership, Bobs Worth defeated Sir Des Champs and former Gold Cup hero and stablemate Long Run when landing the big race.
A post on Twitter reads,” It is with great sadness that we have to announce that Bos Worth has suffered a freak accident in the field and has passed away. He was more than a horse to us, part of the family, and will leave a huge void in our lives. RIP our friends and thank you for the amazing memories”.
During his career, he won £690,847 for owners, the Not Afraid Partnership. Along with this, he won in the 2011 Albert Bartlett before becoming a winner of the RSA the following year. After two years, he landed the biggest of all with a seven-length victory in the Gold Cup.
What Was Bobs Worth Cause of Death?
Many popular horse riders took the support of social media to pay tribute to the legendary horse. Iconic Irish Jockey Barry Geraghty was in the saddle for all three wins and paid tribute to a real star. He participated in her last race in the Ryanair at the Festival in March 2016, where he finished third to Thislecrack.
Several fans of Bobs Worth paid tribute to him and one of the tweets reads,” Such sad news, fabulous racehorse and a superb attitude”. Many videos have been circulating on social media regarding to his victories in his career.
The whole family has been broken after hearing the passing of their beloved family member. He was best and never forgotten by his family. He was not just a horse but more than a family member said Nicky Henderson.