27th October 2020

Somerset trained legendary race horse Kauto Star put down following fall

Two time Cheltenham Gold Cup winning race horse Kauto Star, who was trained by Paul Nicholls in Somerset has been put down following a fall.

The 15 year old suffered a fracture to his pelvis during a fall in a paddock.

As well as winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup twice, Kauto Star won the King George VI Chase a record five times.