The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is the racehorse trainer Jenny Pitman. She'll be talking to Sue Lawley about the empathy she feels for the horses she trains and her relationship with their owners. She won the Grand National in 1983 with Corbiere, and she has twice trained the winner of the Cheltenham Gold Cup. In 1995 her charge, Royal Athlete, won the Grand National, crowning her spectacular success as a trainer.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
Favourite track: A Four Legged Friend by Roy Rogers
Book: Veterinary Notes For Horse Owners by M Horace Hayes
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|Interviewed Guest||Jenny Pitman|