Red Pollard

Red Pollard

John "Red" M. Pollard (October 27, 1909 – March 7, 1981) was a Canadian thoroughbred horse racing jockey. A founding member of the Jockeys' Guild in 1940, Pollard rode at racetracks in the United States and is best known for riding Seabiscuit.

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... Red Pollard stood 5 feet 7 inches, which is considered tall for a jockey (Eddie Arcaro, for example, stood 5 feet 3 inches) ... All in all, Red rode the Biscuit 30 times with 18 wins - all of them stakes or handicaps ... Red continued to ride into the 1950s, mostly in New England ...

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