Racing: Dunwoody master of the house

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The Independent Online
RICHARD DUNWOODY was the toast of the Embassy Tavern in Paignton, Devon, last night after he rode the winner of the race sponsored by the public house. The former champion jump jockey's success on Master Millfield at Newton Abbot was his first vicotry in Britain since returning from a neck injury sustained in a fall at Fontwell in early May.

"It's nice to be back in the winner's circle," Dunwoody said, "as I had trapped nerves in a vertebra in my neck which affected my bicep strength and reflexes and it took a long time to come right."

Master Millfield was given the usual Dunwoody kid-gloves treatment, threading his way through the field to hit the front two out before staying on to win by two lengths.