Denis Nyhan or D D Nyhan is a driver of standardbred racehorses who was the driver of champion racehorses in New Zealand's premier racing events including the New Zealand Trotting Cup and the Auckland Trotting Cup. He won the New Zealand Trotting Cup twice with Lordship and once with the free-legged pacer Robalan. Denis Nyhan and Lordship conquered the great horse Cardigan Bay driven by leading reinsman Peter Wolfenden to win the 1962 New Zealand Trotting Cup. He has been a top driver for 50 years and a trainer of harness horses for 40 years.
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