Denman (horse)

21st century Irish racehorse

Denman (17 April 2000 – 5 June 2018) was an Irish-bred National Hunt racehorse sired by Presenting. He was known as The Tank, Denman was widely known for his great rivalry with Kauto Star for the Cheltenham Gold Cup. This large horse with a front-running style won the Cheltenham Gold Cup in 2008.[1]

Denman in 2011

Denman was euthanized at Paul Nicholls' Ditcheat stables on 5 June 2018, aged 18.[2]


  1. "Denman pedigree". 2012-05-08. Retrieved 2013-11-09.
  2. Scargill, Peter (6 June 2018). "Cheltenham Gold Cup hero and jumps legend Denman dies aged 18".