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Butcher bowing out

  • Wed, 11 Jul 2018
  • Garrick Knight
Phil Butcher says a recent misconduct charge was the last nail in the coffin on his driving career.

Phil Butcher says a recent misconduct charge was the last nail in the coffin on his driving career.

One of the north’s most accomplished drivers is hanging up his whip at the end of the month. Phil Butcher is retiring from driving after a 35-year career that has netted 670 winners. “I’m going to try and get a bit of a life,”  the Cambridge horseman told The Informant. “I love my golf and I want to play a bit more of that - perhaps even try and qualify for a few tournaments.” “There’s a few reasons why I’m doing it. At t…
 

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