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Of Ed Dunlop’s 24 Group or Grade 1 winners, all but seven have taken place outside Britain. Among current trainers, he is the leading exponent of the art of travelling that most delicate animal – the fit, primed racehorse – round the world and returning home with a suitably large cheque.
The Eddie Lynam story appears to be one of overnight success, but like all overnight success stories, it was 30 years in the making. His story illustrates how tough things really are for most trainers, while highlighting why it is that they persevere. Success hinges on the right horse coming along and, for Lynam, they’re now coming along in their droves.