Silver Birch

Foaled: 1997

Trained by: Gordon Elliott

Owner: Brian Walsh

Jockeys: Robbie Power, Jason Maguire

SIRE: Clearly Bust

Dam: All Gone (Giolla Mear)

Did you know: It was a remarkable training feat from Elliott to bring Silver Birch back from the scrapheap to win the world's most gruelling race and it is a testament to Silver Birch's own toughness that he achieved so much for Elliott.

Current Rating: 138
Trainer: Gordon Elliott
Previous Trainer(s):
Owner: B.Walsh

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
National Hunt 2009/201010100€0€1,785€1,785
National Hunt 2008/200920100€0€7,000€7,000
National Hunt 2006/200720101€0€3,425€3,425

Venue
Date From
Date To
Jockey
Trainer
Race Type
Distance
Place
Weight
Rating
Venue Date Jockey Trainer Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Prize Money
Aintree 09/04/10 J. M. Maguire HcpCh 2m 5f 110yds 12 10-5 John Smith's Topham S'chase (H'cap)(Class 1) (Listed Race)
Cheltenham 16/03/10 R. M. Power HcpCh 3m 7f 15 10-3 Glenfarclas H'cap S'chase(A Cross Country Steeple Chase) (Class 2)
Punchestown 31/01/10 R.M. Power Gordon Elliott Ch 3m 2 11-4 138 Glenfarclas P.P.Hogan Memorial S'chase €1,785
Cheltenham 11/12/09 Denis O'Regan HcpCh 3m 7f p 10-8 Glenfarclas Cross Country H'cap S'chase (Class 2)
Cheltenham 13/11/09 R. M. Power Ch 3m 7f 6 10-10 Glenfarclas Cross Country S'chase (Class 2)
Punchestown 30/04/09 R.M. Power Gordon Elliott Ch 4m 2f 2 11-12 142 Avon Ri Corporate & Leisure Resort S'ch €7,000
Aintree 04/04/09 R. M. Power HcpCh 4m 4f f 11-0 John Smith's Grand National S'chase(H'cap) (Class 1) (Grade 3)
Navan 15/03/09 J.P. Elliott Gordon Elliott HcpHdl 2m 7f 9 11-0 116 Slane H'cap H'dle
Aintree 14/04/07 R. M. Power HcpCh 4m 4f 1 10-6 THE JOHN SMITH'S GRAND NATIONAL STEEPLE CHASE(HANDICAP) (CLASS 1) (Grade 3)
Cheltenham 13/03/07 Jason Maguire HcpCh 3m 7f 2 11-0 THE SPORTING INDEX HANDICAP STEEPLE CHASE(A CROSS COUNTRY STEEPLE CHASE) (CLASS 2)
Punchestown 21/02/07 D.P. Fahy Gordon Elliott Hdl 2m 4f 4 10-9 International Pavilion At Festival H'dle €875
Punchestown 04/02/07 R.M. Power Gordon Elliott Ch 3m 2 11-4 Sporting Index PP Hogan Memorial S'chase €2,550
Cheltenham 08/12/06 Jason Maguire HcpCh 3m 7f 8 11-10 THE SPORTING INDEX HANDICAP STEEPLE CHASE(A CROSS COUNTRY STEEPLE CHASE) (CLASS 2)
Aintree 08/04/06 Sam Thomas HcpCh 4m 4f s 10-12 THE JOHN SMITH'S GRAND NATIONAL STEEPLE CHASE(HANDICAP) (CLASS 1) (Grade 3)
Chepstow 25/02/06 Liam Heard HcpHdl 3m p 11-4 THE DAVID DENT HANDICAP HURDLE RACE (CLASS 3)
Wincanton 18/02/06 Joe Tizzard HcpCh 3m 1f 110yds p 11-8 THE COUNTRY GENTLEMEN'S ASSOCIATION STEEPLE CHASE (A LIMITEDHANDICAP) (CLASS 1) (Listed Race)
Warwick 26/01/06 Christian Williams HcpHdl 3m 1f 4 11-5 THE GRAHAM HOSKIN RACEGOERS CLUB HANDICAP HURDLE RACE (CLASS 3)
Chepstow 28/12/04 R. Walsh HcpCh 3m 5f 110yds 1 10-5 THE CORAL WELSH NATIONAL(A HANDICAP STEEPLE CHASE) (CLASS A) (Grade 3)
Aintree 21/11/04 R. Walsh HcpCh 3m 3f 1 10-1 THE totesport BECHER HANDICAP STEEPLE CHASE(CLASS B)
Newton abbot 03/11/04 R. Walsh HcpCh 3m 2f 110yds 1 11-12 THE WILLIAM HILL TV - CH 425 HANDICAP STEEPLE CHASE (CLASS D)
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*Statistics are up to close of business the previous day. Prize-money is allocated within 1 week of the race date (allow 1 week for Prize-money).

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