Who is Nicky Henderson's wife Sophie and does he have any children? | The Sun

NICKY Henderson is one of the world's most famous racehorse trainers.

Here, we look at his wife, Sophie, and how long they have been together.

Who is Nicky Henderson's wife Sophie?

Sophie Henderson is the wife of Nicky Henderson, one of the most revered trainers in National Hunt racing.

She married Nicky in January 2018, in Loch Ericht, Scotland with 50 guests in attendance.

Henderson had five winners at Kempton on the day of his wedding and was updated on results during the ceremony.

She lives with him where he trains his horses at Seven Barrows in Hungerford.


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Henderson originally moved here in 1992, and enjoyed great success as a trainer since, including being a six times champion trainer and winning two Cheltenham Gold Cups.

National Hunt racing is where horses to jump fences and ditches.

National Hunt racing in the UK is informally known as "jumps" and is divided into two major distinct branches: hurdles and steeplechases.

How many times has Nicky Henderson been married?

His marriage to Sophie was the second time he has tied the knot.

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He was previously married to Diana Henderson for 28 years until 2006.

Diana was the first woman to win a race under National Hunt rules and had a successful career of her own as a jockey.

She also competed in badminton horse trials, one of the most prestigious events in equestrian.

She finished runner-up in this event in 1977.

Does Nicky Henderson have any children?

Henderson has three daughters from his first marriage to Diane.

Their names are Camilla, Tessa and Sarah.

Camilla has a large social media presence, with over 10,000 followers on Twitter. She works as a sports and performance consultant.

Sarah followed in the footsteps of her father and works in National Hunt racing. She is now the Non executive Director of the Jockey Club at Sandown Park racecourse.

He has three grandchildren from Tessa's marriage to Charles Giffard.

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