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John L. Dunlop

John L. Dunlop (born 10 July 1939 in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England) is a successful race horse trainer based in Arundel, Sussex,[1] with over 3000 winners between 1966 and 2002.[2]

He was the British flat racing Champion Trainer in 1995.

Dunlop is also a trustee of the British Racing School.[3]

Major wins

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  • 1,000 Guineas - (3) - Quick as Lightning (1980), Salsabil (1990), Shadayid (1991)
  • Haydock Sprint Cup - (4) - Runnett (1981), Habibti (1983), Lavinia Fontana (1994), Invincible Spirit (2002)
  • July Cup - (2) - Habibti (1983), Elnadim (1998)
  • Oaks - (2) - Circus Plume (1984), Salsabil (1990)
  • St. Leger - (3) - Moon Madness (1986), Silver Patriarch (1997), Millenary (2000)

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  • Irish Derby - (2) - Shirley Heights (1978), Salsabil (1990)
  • Matron Stakes - (3) - Llyn Gwynant (1988), Cloud of Dust (1992), Iftiraas (2000)

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  • Premio Roma - (4) - High Hawk (1983), Highland Chieftain (1989), Taipan (1997, 1998)


  1. John Dunlop's Castle Stables website
  2. BBC article on John Dunlop
  3. British Racing School list of trustees


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