Tag: Lester Piggott

Pyledriver Drives Out Opposition in The King George at Ascot

The race was first run in 1951 after it was an amalgamation of two races, the first was the King George Vi Stakes, a race over two miles which was first run in 1946. The second race was to celebrate and commemorate The King’s wife, Queen Elizabeth. This was first run in 1948 and was

Greatest Jockey Lester Piggott Dies. Top Competitions Abound In Europe

Lester Piggott, many would say was the best jockey of all time sadly died yesterday in a Swiss hospital. The out pouring of adulation for ‘the greatest’ is a testament to the brilliance of his jockeyship. We offer our condolences to trainer William Haggas, Lester’s son in law and his daughter Susan as well as
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