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Dawson, Richard Cecil (1865 - 1955)

Owner (O),  Trainer (T)

Associated Places:  Whatcombe, Berks,Newmarket

Description:

Richard Dawson was born in Ireland and came to train at Whatcombe, near Lambourn, bringing with him the steeplechaser Drogheda who won the Grand National the following year. He was the private trainer for the newspaper magnate Sir Edward Hulton in Newmarket for a few years, after which he returned to Whatcombe and trained for the Aga Khan III for eight seasons. Richard Dawson was the leading trainer in 1916, 1924 and 1929.

Important successes:

2000 Guineas
Diophon   1924   (T)
Derby
Fifinella   1916   (T)
Trigo   1929   (T)
Trigo   1929   (T)
Blenheim   1930   (T)
Oaks
Fifinella   1916   (T)
Brownhylda   1923   (T)
St Leger
Salmon Trout   1924   (T)
Trigo   1929   (T)
Trigo   1929   (T)
Grand National
Drogheda   1898   (T)
Other major race(s)
(featuring horses in this database)
Princess of Wales's Stakes  Blandford   1922   (T)
Princess of Wales's Stakes  Blandford   1922   (O)
Queen Mary Stakes, Ascot  Mumtaz Mahal   1923   (T)
Champagne Stakes, Doncaster  Mumtaz Mahal   1923   (T)
Nunthorpe Stakes, York  Mumtaz Mahal   1924   (T)
 

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