Dick Francis

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Birthday
31, 1920
Birthplace
Wales
Death Date
Feb 14, 2010 (89)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
31, 1920
Birthplace
Wales
Death Date
Feb 14, 2010 (89)

About

British steeple chase and racing jockey who excelled in both sports. He later became a successful crime writer.

Before Fame

He left school when he was 15 to become a horse jockey.

Trivia

He was instrumental in securing the future of the Grand National race.

Family Life

His father was also a horse jockey.

Associated With

He is comparable to legendary American jockey Willie Shoemaker.