Monday evening 11th, October 2021, Trevor Hemmings, the owner of Champions club Preston North and also three Grand National winners died at the age of 86.
In a statement by Preston said the Preston North End Football Club can sadly confirm the devastating news that its owner Trevor Hemmings has passed away. A further statement will soon be made in the coming days.
BIRTH AND ACHIEVEMENTS
He was born in Woolwich, London and raised in Leyland near Preston.
He was renowned for his big-race victories in his famous yellow, green and white colors, first winning the National in 2005 with the Willie Mullins-trained Hedge hunter. Donald McCain’s Ballabriggs added a second Aintree triumph in 2011 and Many Clouds ran out victorious in 2015.
He was one of the National Hunt racing’s greatest supporters, Hemmings rescued Preston in 2010 when he bought a controlling stake in the Lancashire club. He was a director at Preston in the 1970s, Hemmings acquired 51% of the club’s shares in 2010.
In a statement on Twitter the English Football League expressed their condolences.
“We are saddened by the news of Trevor Hemmings’ passing and send our sincere condolences to all at Preston North End.
Hemmings is survived by Eve, his wife and their four children.