Lester Piggott

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Birthday
5, 1935
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
5, 1935 (age 83)
Birthplace
England

About

English flat racing jockey who amassed 4,493 victories during his brilliant career, including nine Epsom Derby wins.

Before Fame

He entered his first professional race when he was only twelve years old.

Trivia

He was known by the nickname of "The Long Fellow."

Family Life

His family became involved in horse racing in the 18th Century.

Associated With

He was compared to an English Willie Shoemaker.