Rex Fell, New Zealand Thoroughbred breeder, Died at 71


Rex Selwyn Fell died on April 22, 2016.

He was a New Zealand breeder of Thoroughbred racehorses.

Rex was one of twin sons born to Arthur Fell, founder of Fairdale Stud at Longburn, and his wife Joan.

Fell’s renown success as a breeder came with the gelding Hyperno, winner of the 1979 Melbourne Cup and other group and listed races

Following his a 45-year partnership in Fairdale Stud with his father Arthur and brother Gerald, Fell established Goodwood Stud with his son, William, in 2007.

As a breeder, Rex Fell was involved in horseracing administration, serving as the president of the Manawatu Racing Club.

Rex Fell passed away at 71 yrs old.