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A look at the life of jockey Lester Piggott who has died aged 86


Lester Piggott, whose Classic haul included nine Derby victories, has died at the age of 86. As well as the Derby nine times, Piggott also landed the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket five times, together with the 1000 Guineas twice. In all he rode 30 British Classic winners – the last being Rodrigo De Triano in the 2000 Guineas for Peter Chapple-Hyam in 1992.

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