David 'Dandy' Nicholls: Former trainer dies aged 61

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Recently retired racehorse trainer David ‘Dandy’ Nicholls has died aged 61.

The former jockey took up training in 1992 and won a host of sprint races, both in the United Kingdom and France, becoming known as ‘the sprint king’.

Among his wins were the Nunthorpe Stakes, July Cup, Haydock Sprint Cup, Prix de l’Abbaye and the Ayr Gold Cup.

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