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Sire Kambalda
Grandsire Right Royal
Dam Mrs Cairns
Damsire Choral Society
Sex Gelding
Foaled 1983
Country Ireland
Colour Bay or Brown
Breeder Patrick Day
Owner Freddie Starr
Trainer Owen Brennan
Martin Pipe
Record 25: 11-3-3
Earnings £ 246,579
Major wins
Sun Alliance Novices' Chase (1992)
Grand National (1994)
Newton Chase (1995)

Miinnehoma (1983 – July 2012) was an Irish bred and British trained Thoroughbred racehorse most famous for his victory in the 1994 Grand National at Aintree, ridden by Richard Dunwoody, trained by Martin Pipe and owned by Freddie Starr.[1][2][3]

Miinnehoma also won the 1992 Sun Alliance Chase and finished third to Master Oats in the 1995 Cheltenham Gold Cup at the age of twelve.

After retirement he spent the rest of his days at the stables of Martin Pipe until his death at the age of 29 in July 2012.[4]


  1. ^ "Richard Dunwoody's Grand National course guide". ESPN. 2010-04-07. Retrieved 2011-02-22. 
  2. ^ "Celebrities enjoy winning ways". BBC Sport. 2002-03-28. Retrieved 2011-02-22. 
  3. ^ "Minnehoma 1994 Grand National Winner". grand-national.me.uk. Retrieved 2011-02-22. 
  4. ^ "Miinnehoma, winner of the 1994 Grand National, dies at the age of 29". Telegraph. 9 July 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-09. 

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