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The turf

It was a send-off to remember for the Voice of racing, Peter O’Sullevan

Goodwood was a glorious and fitting celebration of Britain’s greatest racing journalist

8 August 2015

9:00 AM

8 August 2015

9:00 AM

Reviewing a biography of Arkle, Peter O’Sullevan wrote, ‘He had an obit to die for.’ So did The Voice himself. It could have been a sad Goodwood with the death of the greatest racing journalist and the retirement of champion jockey Richard Hughes, the stylish equine burglar who stole so many last-gasp victories on the difficult undulating track, but instead it proved to be as Glorious a week as ever celebrating those two fantastic careers.

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