Cheltenham Festival 202412 – 15 March 2024

David Pipe (racehorse trainer)

The son of the prolific horseracing trainer Martin Pipe David Pipe is the trainer of the David Johnson owned Comply or Die, which ridden by Timmy Murphy won the 2008 John Smith’s Grand National at Aintree racecourse. He is also the trainer of the Somerset Racing-owned Rathlin Rose, which ridden by Guy Disney was the first horse to win a race at a professional race course in Britain while being ridden by an amputee jockey, at the Royal Artillery Gold Cup at Sandown Park Racecourse, in Esher in Surrey, on 17 February 2017.


Pipe was educated at King’s College, a boarding and day independent school in the county town of Taunton in Somerset, in South West England.