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Jonathan Paget

Jonathan Paget About Show jumper from New Zealand who won the bronze medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. He won the British Open and the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials on the horse Clifton Lush in 2013. Other Informations He began riding horses at eighteen and worked as a bricklayer. He won the …

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Joe Mercer

Joe Mercer About British horse racing jockey who had a career spanning nearly 40 years. His most successful horse was Brigadier Gerard. Other Informations He was apprentice to Frederick Sneyd. His nickname was Smokin’ Joe. His older brother Manny was killed in a racing accident in 1959. His longevity and success make him comparable to …

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Ramón Domínguez

Ramón Domínguez About Former horse jockey who was considered to be one of the best riders all the way up to his retirement in 2013. Other Informations He began riding horses in his native Venezuela when he was 16. He is a three time Eclipse Award Winner. He was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. …

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John Velazquez

John Velazquez About Puerto Rican horse jockey who amassed over 4,000 wins in his career, including a 2011 win at the Kentucky Derby. Other Informations He won his first race in 1990 at age 19. He was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 2011. He and his wife, Leona …

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Lloyd Duffy

Lloyd Duffy About Horse racing jockey with an illustrious career, he amassed more than 2,000 victories during his career. Other Informations He developed an interest in racing as a teenager, and got his jockey license in 1966. In 1982 he won the Sovereign Award for Outstanding Jockey. He was born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, …

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Jerry D. Bailey

Jerry D. Bailey About American Hall of Fame jockey who placed 15th on the all-time winners list when he retired, with 5,893 wins. Other Informations His first mount, Pegged Rate, ran off the board; he switched mounts the next day, and this time Fetch helped him deliver his first career win in November, 1974. He …

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Michael Kinane

Michael Kinane About Former Irish flat racing jockey who competed for over 34 years and won the Breeders’ Cup four times. Other Informations He was Dermot Weld’s stable jockey. He became a prominent breeder and trainer after concluding his racing career. His father Tommy was also a famous jockey. He competed against Tony McCoy later …

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Robbie Davis

Robbie Davis About American horse jockey who won an impressive 3382 races during his career, including a Grade I victory in the 1985 Meadowlands Cup. Other Informations He was working as a busboy at the age of 14. He won the Mike Venezia Memorial Award in 1997. His family was very poor when he was …

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Steve Guerdat

Steve Guerdat About Olympic show jumper who won the gold medal in the individual jumping event at the 2012 Olympic Games. He also won gold in team jumping at the 2009 European Championships. Other Informations He began receiving training in show jumping from his father at age seven. He was crowned Swiss Rider of the …

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Kayla Stra

Kayla Stra About Australian horse jockey who became particularly well known when she moved to California to pursue racing in America. Other Informations Her parents bought her a pony when she was eight years old and immediately became enthralled with racing. In 2009 she was featured on Animal Planet’s “Jockeys.” Her parents were very supportive …

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Robby Albarado

Robby Albarado About American horse jockey who has won upwards of 4500 races in his career and won the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award. Other Informations He won his first race in 1995. In 2007 and 2008 he was the number two jockey in the United States. He was born and raised in the racing …

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Lester Piggott

Lester Piggott About English flat racing jockey who amassed 4,493 victories during his brilliant career, including nine Epsom Derby wins. Other Informations He entered his first professional race when he was only twelve years old. He was known by the nickname of “The Long Fellow.” His family became involved in horse racing in the 18th …