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
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
So a group of us from college got asked to take part in the filming of a skills event at Aintree Racecourse was made so happy when I saw this stand and got to have a small play on the bass!