It does make me wonder how those who were much superior over hurdles to Wicklow Brave would have fared on the flat. Faugheen and Annie power in particular would surely have had a big chance in the Ascot Gold Cup
Shame to lose such a talented and honest animal and very sad for those who loved him. Hopefully we can take solace in the fact he died with dignity and compassion while doing something he clearly enjoyed.
Never a dull moment in his life so long may the memories of his compelling career endure!