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Josh Gifford

Josh Gifford (born August 3, 1941 in Huntingdon) is a former jockey and trainer in National Hunt racing. He was a four-time Champion Jockey, riding 642 winners in his career.

At the age of 28, Gifford turned to training racehorses with Frank Pullen being his first owner, and later trained Aldaniti, the winner of the 1981 Grand National.

His training stables, which he took over from his former boss, Captain H. Ryan Price, were located in Findon, West Sussex.

His daughter, Kristina Cook, won two eventing bronze medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, in both the team and individual events.[1]

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