DiscoverMy Time CapsuleEp. 182 - Richard Pitman
Ep. 182 - Richard Pitman

Ep. 182 - Richard Pitman

Update: 2022-04-17


Richard Pitman is a retired jump jockey best know for coming second to Red Rum at the 1973 Grand National whilst riding Crisp. Richard rode 427 winners in his career, including Lanzarote in the 1974 Champion Hurdle. He won the King George VI Chase at Kempton Park Racecourse twice, the Whitbread Gold Cup and the Hennessy Gold Cup. He joined the BBC TV racing team as a commentator and pundit in 1975 and stayed with the BBC 35 years. Richard has bred, owned and sold racehorses and has written seven racing novels and five non-fiction books. Richard Pitman is guest 182 on My Time Capsule and he chats to Michael Fenton Stevens about the five things he'd like to put in a time capsule; four he’d like to preserve and one he’d like to bury and never have to think about again .

Richard Pitman riding Crisp to come second to Red Rum at the 1973 Grand National:

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Ep. 182 - Richard Pitman

Ep. 182 - Richard Pitman