Willie Mullins
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"Willie Mullins" is an Irish racehorse horse trainer/trainer and former jockey. He is based at Closutton, Muine Bheag, County Carlow, Ireland

He commenced racehorse training in 1988 having previously worked as an assistant to his father Paddy Mullins and Jim Bolger. Willie is a former six times amateur champion jockey in Ireland, winning the 1983 Aintree Fox Hunters on Atha Cliath and the 1996 Champion Bumper/Cheltenham Bumper on Wither Or Which.

He is the trainer of the 2005 Grand National winner Hedgehunter and the 2011 and 2013 Champion Hurdle winner Hurricane Fly and trained the horse, On His Own in the 2012 Grand National . He is also trainer of the six times David Nicholson Mares' Hurdle champion, Quevega. and Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle/Ballymore Properties Novices' Hurdle champion, Mikael d'Haguenet.

Willie Mullins has a son Patrick Mullins who is currently an Amateur Jockey riding mainly in Ireland for his father.

Statistics on Mullins' performance are [http://www.racingpost.com/horses/trainer_home.sd?trainer_id=1475 here]

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