Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

This Week

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

This Week

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1957 JANUARY 14: Jockeys Fred Winter, right, and A.J. East line up for a press photo before the Manchester Races.

Winter rode a record 923 National Hunt winners before retiring in 1964, including two Grand Nationals. He was Champion jockey four times.

He then became one of Britain's most successful trainers, again winning two Grand Nationals.

Winter is the only person to have won the Champion Hurdle, Grand National and Cheltenham Gold Cup as both a jockey and trainer.

1968 JANUARY 6: Two all-time football greats - George Best and England captain Bobby Moore - came face to face when Manchester United took on West Ham at Old Trafford.

United won the Division One encounter 3-1 with goals from Best himself, Bobby Charlton and John Aston. …

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