Sir Peter O’Sullevan, commentator, died at 97

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Sir Peter O’Sullevan, Died at 97, British horse racing commentator, cancer.

Dead, Sir Peter O’Sullevan (3 March 1918 – 29 July 2015) was an Irish-born British horse racing commentator for the BBC and correspondent for the Press Association, Daily Express and Today.
He was the BBC’s leading horse racing commentator from 1947 to 1997, during which time he described some of the greatest moments in the history of Britain’s most popular race, the Grand National.
The son of Colonel John Joseph O’Sullevan DSO, resident magistrate at Killarney, and Vera (nee Henry), Peter O’Sullevan was born in Kenmare, Ireland, and educated at Hawtreys, Charterhouse School, and later at Collège Alpin International Beau Soleil in Switzerland.