BEST MATE 2004 GOLD CUP PRINT by Michael P. Heslop


Best Mate - Cheltenham Gold Cup 2004

by Michael P. Heslop

Image size: 21" x 16"

Limited Edition of only 500 prints worldwide

Each print is individually checked, numbered and signed by trainer Henrietta Knight and the artist

This Limited Edition Print has been printed with lightfast inks on acid-free, high grade board from environmentally conscious paper suppliers.

Print only price: £120.00

Framed price: £185.00

Champion's Tale

Foaled: January 28, 1995, near Trim in Co Meath Breeding: By Un Desperado out of Katday
Purchase price: Originally sold at the sales at Fairyhouse for Ir2,500 guineas to Tom Costello, the horse dealer. Later changed hands for an undisclosed sum after winning a point-to-point.

Trainer: Henrietta Knight

Owner: Jim Lewis

Races: 22 Wins: 14

Prize-money: £1,022,436

Big-race successes: Tote Cheltenham Gold Cup (on three occasions, 2002, 2003 and 2004)
Scilly Isles Chase (2001) Peterborough Chase (2002) King George VI Chase (2002) Ericsson Chase (2003)


London born Michael P. Heslop has exhibited and won awards worldwide and is collected by many of the world's leading sportsmen and women. His career spans a period of some forty years, having trained for five years at the Somerset College of Art and Brighton College of Art and Design, England. His work is collected both in the U.S. and throughout the world.

He was Senior Lecturer at Falmouth School of Art and Design, from 1983-1986, before moving to live and work in Stockholm, Sweden for two years as resident artist for Studio Frank. This was followed by representation in New York, by the agent Artco. Michael now concentrates on commissioning primarily golfing and horse racing works for his wide range of collectors.