Red Pollard

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Birthday
27, 1909
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Mar 7, 1981 (71)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
27, 1909
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Mar 7, 1981 (71)

About

Legendary and important Canadian-American horse jockey who is most famous for riding Seabiscuit.

Before Fame

He had trouble getting a fair chance as a jockey because he was considered very large at 5'6.

Trivia

He became a founding member of the Jockey's Guild in 1940.

Family Life

His family immigrated to the Americas from Ireland.

Associated With

He was famously portrayed by actor Tobey Maguire in the feature film Seabiscuit.