West Tip (foaled 1977, died July 2001) was a racehorse who won the Grand National in 1986, ridden by Richard Dunwoody. He also finished fourth in 1987 and 1988 and second in 1989, again ridden by Dunwoody. He was retired after the 1990 Grand National, in which he finished tenth
Three years prior to his first appearance at the Grand National, West Tip had been injured in an accident involving a lorry outside his stables, after which it was feared the horse would have to be put down.
Racing: Tributes for West Tip ; ALL SPORT: Grand National hero dies; British athletics hope in confident mood
Jul 25, 2001; RICHARD Dunwoody has paid a glowing tribute to West Tip, following the death of the 1986 Grand National hero, aged 24. Ridden by...