First horse I ever followed as a little kid in the mid/late sixties. You are right it was a grey, and from memory I think Fred Winter trained it and Brough Scott and AndyTurnell riding it. I thought it was a handicapper rather than a classy sort but I may be wrong it was so long ago. Certainly used to win two or three a season with my sixpence on it!
Apologies for cheating but I think a distinction neds to be made between the top class horses and the odd ones that I developed an affection for who were of limited ability.
So on the flat I will nominate Harayir as the class horse that will always stick with me. I backed her for the Guineas and was distraught when Carson chose Aqaarid over her but she won anyway :biggrin:
My less famous flat horse that I will always remember was a plodding old grey stayer called Coleridge. He was a veteran when I worked in Ladbrokes but he brightened up the winter running in all weather handicaps between 1m6f and 2 miles usually runing well without winning.
Jumps: Class horse One Man and less famous, the loveably slow but game KittenKat<br>