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Sir Peter O’Sullevan Dies

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Sir Peter O’Sullevan Dies


Broadcasting and racing legend Sir Peter O’Sullevan has died. For 50 years O’Sullevan was the voice of racing until he retired in 1997. Respected and cherished by all who heard him, Sir Peter became known simply as “The Voice”.


Carl Hicks, now Editor of Channel 4 Racing was in charge of BBC racing when Sir Peter retired in 1997:


Jim McGrath who succeeded Sir Peter O’Sullivan as BBC Racing commentator has being paying tribute to Sir Peter:


Racing broadcaster Mike Vince’s radio tribute to Sir Peter:


To read Mike Vince’s touching blog tribute to Sir Peter, please click here.