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Richard Dunwoody

Richard Dunwoody was born into a racing family in County Antrim, Northern Ireland in 1964. His father was a jockey who rode many winners before turning to horse training, his maternal grandfather, Dick Thrale of Epsom, was also a trainer. Richard…

West Tip

The son of Gala Performance, he was owned by Peter Luff and trained by Michael Oliver in Worcester. Nicknamed 'Tippy', he had been named after an Irish hurling team the West Tipps [West Tipperary]. In October 1982 near his stables he was…

1986 Grand National Results

The 1986 Grand National was won by West Tip in a time of 9 minutes and 33 seconds. The 9 year old West Tip, was owned by Mr P Laff, trained by M Oliver and ridden by Richard Dunwoody. The turf on the day was ‘good to soft’ and ‘Tippy’…