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Julian Wilson

Racing Journalist and Broadcaster
20 June 1940 to 19 April 2014

The face of the BBC’s horse racing coverage for more than 30 years, Cooper also occasionally commentated and famously called sections of the Grand National from a position at Becher’s Brook. Wilson worked for the Daily Mirror until 1965 when he became the BBC’s racing correspondent, eventually retiring in 1997. 

- Read Julian Wilson's Telegraph obituary here