• Sir Henry Cecil, a legend of the sport of horse racing, on one of his final racecourse trips when Frankel won the 2012 Juddmonte Stakes at York
  • Although Sir Henry is well known for his success with fillies, colt Wollow provided an early classic when winning the 1976 2,000 Guineas
  • Sir Henry and legendary owner Lord Howard de Walden (right) had many big race successes together
  • Cecil is the leading trainer at Royal Ascot in history, with 75 winners, Le Moss here pictured winning the Gold Cup for the second time in 1980
  • Sir Henry's association with Steve Cauthen was one of the most successful of the 80s, here Oh So Sharp returns after winning the 1000 Guineas
  • After winning the Oaks, Oh So Sharp went on to complete an incredible Triple Crown when she stormed to victory in the 1985 St Leger at Doncaster
  • In the same year, Slip Anchor provided Sir Henry with his first Derby winner, here leading an already beaten field around Tattenham Corner
  • Another Epsom success came in 1987 when Reference Point made it two Derby successes in three years for the master of Warren Place
  • Oaks glory, and plenty of it, in 1988 when Diminuendo was responsible for the incredible treble of winning at Epsom, the Curragh and York
  • Pictured in 1988, Sir Henry at just about the high point of his dominance
  • The middle of the 90s were dominated by Bosra Sham, a filly who provided four more Group 1 victories, here winning the 1997 Prince of Wales's Stakes
  • Ramruma provided more success in 1999, winning the Oaks, Irish Oaks and Yorkshire Oaks before going down narrowly in a bid to win the St Leger
  • When Beat Hollow won the Grand Prix de Paris in 2000, few expected the trouble Sir Henry would go through in his professional and private life
  • Sir Henry went six years without a Group 1 winner, and thought about retiring, but he returned to the limelight when Light Shift won the 2007 Epsom Oaks
  • Midday proved to be one of the Cecil standard bearers for a number of years, pictured here winning her third straight Nassau Stakes at Goodwood in 2011
  • By then it was Frankel that had become intrinsically linked to Sir Henry's name - there would be plenty more success to follow
  • Henry Cecil became Sir Henry Cecil in 2011 when he was knighted by Her Majesty the Queen for his services to horse racing
  • That honour came only a couple of months after Frankel won the 2000 Guineas in simply astonishing style at Newmarket
  • Frankel's and, as it turned out, Cecil's final big day came in October 2012 as the colt won the Champion Stakes to end his career unbeaten
  • Remembering Sir Henry Cecil - 10 times Champion Trainer, 25 English Classic, more than 100 worldwide Group/Grade 1 winners.

Sir Henry Cecil

Sir Henry Cecil, a legend of the sport of horse racing, on one of his final racecourse trips when Frankel won the 2012 Juddmonte Stakes at York