Family patriarch Bill Waterhouse, once the biggest bookmaker in the world, has died at the age of 97.
The father of high profile bookmaker Robbie Waterhouse and father-in-law of leading trainer Gai Waterhouse’s death was confirmed by his son via Twitter on Friday.
“Very sad that we have lost my father, Bill Waterhouse,” Robbie Waterhouse said.
“He left us peacefully with his family by his side. He was in great spirits till the end.