Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.
Steeplechase jockey career, 1947 to 1964:
He mar early June 1956
to Diana Pearson [Diana Ruth, Di, born April, unknown year].
She was from Brailsford, Derbyshire. She was dau of Col. T.R. Pearson of Derby.
They met in the Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool. They mar at St.James' RC church, Spanish Place, London.
They lived at Kitsbury Orchard, Oddington, Gloucestershire.
Retired as jockey 1964.
He became a trainer. In 1964 he bought Uplands racing stables, Upper Lambourn, near Newbury, Berkshire. Trained and lived there.
Steeplechase trainer career, 1964 to 1989:
Fred was a friend of the Queen Mother.
He retired as trainer 1989.
His assistant Charlie Brooks became Master of Uplands. (He was later known as the husband of Rebekah Brooks.)
Fred died 5 Apr 2004, Swindon, Wiltshire, age 77 yrs.
See wikipedia and obituary and obituary.
Diana died Mar 2017.
Fred and Diana had issue:
Fred Winter rides 100 winners in a season.
Newsreel clip from Saturday 14th March 1953.
Fred Winter wins Grand National in 1957 and 1962.
Fred Winter wins Cheltenham Gold Cup in 1961 and 1962.
Fred Winter wins Grand National in 1962.
Fred Winter trains "Jay Trump" to win the Grand National, 1965.
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