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Willie Mullins

Willie Mullins (born 5 September 1956) [1] is an Irish racehorse trainer and former jockey. He is based at Closutton, Bagnelstown, Co Carlow, Ireland

He commenced racehorse training in 1988 [2] having previously worked as an assistant to his father Paddy Mullins and Jim Bolger. Mullins is a former six times amateur champion jockey in Ireland, winning the 1983 Aintree Fox Hunters on Atha Cliath and the 1996 Cheltenham Bumper on Wither Or Which. [3]

He is the trainer of the 2005 Grand National winner Hedgehunter. He was also trainer of the 2009 David Nicholson Mares' Hurdle champion, Quevega.[4] and Ballymore Properties Novices' Hurdle champion, Mikael d'Haguenet.


References

  1. bbc sport, Horse Racing
  2. Willie Mullins at Horse Racing Ireland
  3. from Willie Mullins official website
  4. "Cheltenham Festival: Punjabi So Brave For Henderson" dailyrecord.co.uk, 11 March 2009, accessed 11 March 2009

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