Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Richard Dunwoody became the only jockey of his generation to win the ‘Big Three’ National Hunt races following wins on West Tip (Grand National 1986), Charter Party (Gold Cup 1988) and Kribensis (Champion Hurdle 1990).
Richard also partnered the great Desert Orchid to seven victories. He won the Grand National again on Miinnehoma in 1994 and was Champion Jockey three times (1993-95). He was awarded the MBE for services to his sport in 1993.
He was awarded the MBE for services to the sport or racing in 1993.
Since his retirement from horse racing in 1999, he's completed various challenges for charity, and now works as a professional travel and adventure photographer. He held his first critically acclaimed exhibition in St Martins in the Field for The Brooke Hospital equine charity in 2014.
Visit his website: www.richard-dunwoody.com