Retired horse jockey who became a multiple-time winner of races like the Los Angeles Handicap and the Santa Anita Derby. He was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 2010.
He was born in Clebit and won his first race in 1954.
He set a record by winning the Los Angeles Handicap five consecutive times from 1969 to 1973.
His brother, Larry, is also a former jockey.
He and Russell Baze are both winners of the Los Angeles Handicap.