Lester Piggott

Lester Piggott

Lester Keith Piggott (born 5 November 1935) is a retired English professional jockey, popularly known as "The Long Fellow". With 4,493 career wins, including nine Epsom Derby victories, he is one of the most well-known English flat racing jockeys of all time.

Read more about Lester Piggott:  Family Background and Personal Life, Career As A Jockey, Later Career and Conviction For Tax Evasion, Illness, Recognition, Major Wins, In Popular Culture

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Lester Piggott - In Popular Culture
... The British music band James recorded a song named "Sometimes (Lester Piggott)" on their album Laid ... pub in Margate, Kent has been restyled with a horse racing theme and renamed Lester's after the famous jockey ... Morrison song "In the Days Before Rock 'n Roll" also mentions Piggott by name "When we let, then we bet / On Lester Piggott when we met / And we let the goldfish go ...
Abernant Stakes - Winners
... Vaigly Great 4 Greville Starkey Michael Stoute 1980 Gypsy Castle 6 Lester Piggott Bill O'Gorman 1981 Rabdan 4 Lester Piggott Robert Armstrong 1982 ...
Bunbury Cup - Winners Since 1962
... Gordon Richards 1006 6/1 1966 Showoff 4 8-09 Lester Piggott John Winter 1009 9/1 1967 Vibrant 4 9-10 Peter Robinson Teddy Lambton 1003 3/1 1968 Swinging Minstrel 4 7-07 Ray Still Bill Payne 1008 8/1 ...
Molecomb Stakes - Winners Since 1980
... Year Winner Jockey Trainer Time 1980 Marwell Lester Piggott Michael Stoute 1981 Prowess Prince Lester Piggott Eric Eldin 1982 Kafu Greville Starkey ...
World Trophy - Winners Since 1980
1980 Blue Persian 3 Bruce Raymond Ben Hanbury 1981 Long Legend 3 Lester Piggott Henry Cecil 1982 Special Pleasure 3 Lester Piggott Robert Armstrong 1983 Fine Edge 3 Pat Eddery Jeremy Tree 1984 Susa Steel ...

Famous quotes containing the words piggott and/or lester:

    Eating’s going to be a whole new ball game. I may even have to buy a new pair of trousers.
    —Lester Piggott (b. 1935)

    I don’t have to pound on that thick skull of yours and make big speeches as to what this mission means to us. I think you know. If you do good, it means the lives of several thousand men, so do good.
    Alvah Bessie, Ranald MacDougall, Lester Cole, and Raoul Walsh. Col. Carter, Objective Burma, giving a subaltern a mission (1945)