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Piggott, Lester Keith

Lester Keith Piggott, 1935–, British jockey. A major figure in British horse racing after 1954, Piggott rode over 4,000 winners in Britain. He gained particular success in classic British races such as the Derby, which he won nine times between 1954 and 1983. He also won the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe three times. He became a trainer in 1990.

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Piggott, Lester Keith

Piggott, Lester Keith (1935– ) English jockey. He rode his first winner at the age of 12. Piggott was champion jockey 11 times between 1960 and 1982. Among 30 victories in English classics, he rode a record nine winners of the Epsom Derby. Piggott won a career total of 4493 races. He retired in 1996.

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