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Tuesday, 16 October, 2018

The facts and figures behind a glorious career

Peter Walwyn: leading trainer by number of winners on six occasions
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Full name Peter Tyndall Walwyn

Born Hastings, July 1, 1933

Assistant to Geoffrey Brooke 1953-56; Helen Johnson Houghton (held licence for her 1957-60)

Stables Windsor House, Lambourn 1960-64 and 1992-99; Seven Barrows, Lambourn 1965-92

First winner Don Verde over hurdles, Worcester, October 22, 1960

First Flat winner Snaefell, Worcester, May 6, 1961

First big winner Mabel (1965 Yorkshire Oaks)

Best horse Grundy (1974 Dewhurst Stakes, 1975 Irish 2,000 Guineas, Derby, Irish Derby, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes)

Champion 3-Y-O filly Humble Duty (1970 1,000 Guineas, Coronation Stakes, Sussex Stakes)

Other Classic winners Polygamy (1974 Oaks), English Prince (1974 Irish Derby)

Champion 2-Y-O Grundy (1974)

Champion 2-Y-O fillies Humble Duty (1969 Cheveley Park Stakes), Pasty (1975 Cheveley Park Stakes)

Other notable winners Lucyrowe (1969 Coronation Stakes, Nassau Stakes), Frontier Goddess (1969 Yorkshire Oaks), Linden Tree (1970 Observer Gold Cup), Rock Roi (1972 Prix du Cadran), Lunchtime (1972 Dewhurst Stakes), Habat (1973 Middle Park Stakes), May Hill (1975 Yorkshire Oaks), Vitiges (1976 Champion Stakes), Sporting Yankee (1976 Futurity), Busaca (1977 Yorkshire Oaks), Formidable (1977 Middle Park Stakes), Dactylographer (1977 Futurity), Buckskin (1978 Prix du Cadran), Crow (1978 Coronation Cup), Stalker (1985 Middle Park Stakes), Hamas (1993 July Cup)

Last winner Khasayl, Redcar, October 2, 1999

Champion trainer (money won) 1974, 75

Leading trainer (races won) 1969, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77

Most wins in a British season 121 in 1975

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