Champion jockey who rode the winners of more than 500 Group races, earning the Order of the British Empire.
In 1990, his second year as a stable jockey, he rode 100 winners.
In early 2013 he competed in the 11th season of the reality show Celebrity Big Brother.
His father Gianfranco was a champion jockey in the 1970s.
He was housemates with Heidi Montag and her husband Spencer Pratt on Celebrity Big Brother.