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Mouse Morris

Michael 'Mouse' Morris (born 4 April 1951) is an Irish racehorse trainer and former jockey.

As a jockey he rode Skymas to win the Queen Mother Champion Chase in 1976 and 1977 and Billycan to win the 1977 Irish Grand National, while his most notable successes as a trainer have come with Buck House in the 1983 Supreme Novices' Hurdle and the 1986 Queen Mother Champion Chase; and War Of Attrition in the 2006 Cheltenham Gold Cup.

He is the son of Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin, president of the International Olympic Committee from 1972 to 1980.



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