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Daily Star reported "Cheltenham HORROR: Sir Erec dies on track in SICKENING scenes after SNAPPING LEG" on Friday

[] Trained by Nicky Henderson and ridden by Nico de Boinville, Pentland Hills found plenty after the last, galloping up the famous hill to claim Grade One glory, having won a Plumpton maiden event on his only previous start over obstacles However, the race was marred by the tragic moment hot favourite Sir Erec broke down mid-race CHELTENHAM descended into horror this afternoon when hot favourite Sir Erec snapped its leg and died in horrifying scenes on the course.

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