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Jenny Pitman

Sue Lawley's castaway is racehorse trainer Jenny Pitman.

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
Luxury: Television set

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40 minutes

Last on

Fri 6 Oct 1995 09:05

Music Played

  • Elvis Presley

    Always On My Mind

    • The Essential Collection.
    • RCA.
  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Roy Rogers

      A Four Legged Friend

      • Buffalo Billy.
      • HMV.
  • Hot Chocolate

    Everyone's A Winner

    • 20 Hottest Hits.
    • EMI.
  • Shakin’ Stevens

    This Ole House

    • This Ole House.
    • Epic.
  • Phil Collins

    One More Night

    • Polygram TV.
    • Polygram TV.
  • Tony Christie

    Las Vegas

    • The Best Of Tony Christie.
    • MCA.
  • Anne Murray

    You Needed Me

    • Songs Of The Heart.
    • Capitol Records.
  • Status Quo

    Whatever You Want

    • Whatever You Want & Just Supposin'.
    • Vertigo.
  • Book Choice

    • Veterinary Notes For Horse Owners - M Horace Hayes

  • Luxury Choice

    • Television set

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Presenter Sue Lawley
Interviewed Guest Jenny Pitman

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