Successful Pioneer of the syndicate, Henry Ponsonby, dies at 74

Henry Ponsonby was a hugely successful pioneer of syndicate ownership hailed. One of the pioneers of syndicate ownership, Henry Ponsonby, died at the age of 74.

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Syndicate pioneer Henry Ponsonby dies at 74

Henry Ponsonby, a pioneer of syndicate ownership, passed away at the age of 74. “My first job in racing was working in Henry’s office and back then he had horses with dad (Fulke Johnson Houghton),” said Scarlet Dragon’s trainer Eve Johnson Houghton. He was larger than life, and throughout it all, he was both a good winner and a decent loser.

When I got my license 15 years ago, he helped me out right away. He would contact me up to four times a day and was always on the phone with all of his trainers. He is a great loss to racing, and I can best describe him in two words: irrepressible and irreplaceable. She continued, “Before the race, Alan King and Nicky Henderson and I got together, and we all had a huge boohoo.”

Henry Ponsonby Age, Family, Early Life

Henry Ponsonby was 74 years old. He holds British nationality and he belongs to the white ethnic group. His actual birth date and Zodiac sign are unknown.

henry ponsonby family

On Henry Ponsonby’s parents, there is currently no information known.

Henry Ponsonby Wife, What about his Relationship?

Ponsonby is survived by ex-wife Jane and daughter Christine.

Henry Ponsonby Career, What was his profession?

His collaborations produced hundreds of winners, including at the Royal Ascot and Cheltenham Festival, and they helped bring people like Jilly Cooper and Sir Alex Ferguson to ownership. Ponsonby took advantage of the opportunity to “fulfill my own desire of racehorse ownership” when the Jockey Club, the sport’s then governing body, first permitted syndicates in 1976.

The following year, Beloved Mistress won at Salisbury, becoming Ponsonby’s first runner. Oregon Trail, who won the Arkle Chase, Tiger Ciff, Who Dares Wins, Gatwick, The Betchworth Kid, and Queen Alexandra Stakes were just a few of the excellent horses he managed (Mallard Handicap). “The joke was he had a horse called Who Dares Wins and everybody assumed it meant he had been in the SAS,” Mackenzie recalled of Ponsonby’s service in the 15th/19th Royal Hussars. “And he was extremely slow to dispel that idea!”

How much is Henry Ponsonby Net Worth?

Henry Ponsonby’s net worth has not yet been investigated in detail.

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Which school and college did he go to?

The name of the school Henry Ponsonby attended and the topic he studied, however, is unknown.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

Henry Ponsonby is not active on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

Physical Appearance of Henry Ponsonby’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorBlack and white
Eye colorBlack
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Henry Ponsonby’s should be knows

Zodiac signNot Available
Relationship StatusDivorced