Tags » Aintree

Jimmy Duggan...

Jimmy Duggan was born in Hillingdon, Middlesex, England on 9th August 1964.

Having his first competitive race ride on 22nd October 1979. His first winner came five months later at an Irish point-to-point meeting on 10th February, 1980. 610 more words


John Burke (1953 - 1995)

Not only was he a tremendous workmanlike jockey, John Burke one of the most likeable guys around.

John Martin Burke was born on 18th February 1953, in County Meath the mid-east of Ireland. 774 more words


Terry Biddlecombe (1941- 2014) A Racing Enigma

                Terence Walter Biddlecombe was born on 2nd February 1941, in the City of Gloucester.

The possibilities of Terry becoming a jockey were double fold from the day of his birth, his mother Nancy a keen racing enthusiast who also rode to hounds. 883 more words