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Trevor Hemmings was born in London, England on 11 June 1935, and grew up in Leyland, Lancashire but now lives in Euxton, Jersey, Ireland and the Isle of Man. Married to Eve, they have three sons and one daughter.
Hemmings owns over 100 racehorses, and his Hedgehunter won the 2005 Grand National at Aintree. He has many other horses which run in high class races throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland, many in training with Jonjo O'Neill and Donald McCain Jnr. in England; and with Willie Mullins in Ireland. Hemmings has owned many talented horses but his best would include Hedgehunter; Trabolgan, winner of the Royal & SunAlliance Chase and Hennessy Gold Cup in 2005; and Alberta's Run, who also triumphed in the Royal & SunAlliance Chase (2008) and the Ryanair Chase in 2010, as well as running second to Kauto Star in the 2008 King George VI Chase.
Between 2000 and 2004, he was the backer of Chorley Lynx rugby league team. He also holds just over 75% of shares in The Championship football club Preston North End
He is also known for his philanthropy as he provided the funds for the S.A.F.E centre, a project helping the victims of sexual violence in Preston, Lancashire.
In 1999 he estabished the TJH Foundation (Charity Number 1077311) which generously supports Inter-national, National, Regional and Local Charities.
Currently Vice President of The Princess Royal Trust for Carers (PRTC) where he is a passionate supporter and fundraiser.
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