Roy Higgins

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Birthday
5, 1938
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
5, 1938 (age 81)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Australian horse jockey who was one of the top jockeys in the 1960s and 70s, despite having trouble maintaining his weight.

Before Fame

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

Trivia

He won the Melbourne Cup twice riding Little Finger.

Family Life

He retired in part to spend time with his family in 1983.

Associated With

He could be considered the Australian equivalent of Angel Cordero Jr.