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 1 Rachael Blackmore

Rachael Blackmore
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: July 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Killenaule, Ireland

 2 Michelle Payne

Michelle Payne
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: September 29, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ballarat, Australia

 3 Frankie Dettori

Frankie Dettori
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: December 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Milan, Italy

 4 Tony McCoy

Tony McCoy
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Famous As: Horse racing jockey
Birthdate: May 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moneyglass, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

 5 Dick Francis

Dick Francis
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 31, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lawrenny, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Died: February 14, 2010

 6 Lucien Laurin

Lucien Laurin
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: March 18, 1912
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Joliette, Quebec, Canada
Died: June 26, 2000

French Canadian jockey Lucien Laurin is best remembered for training the American Thoroughbred Secretariat to earn the 1973 Triple Crown championship and also win two Horse of the Year titles. Although known for his mercurial temper and his habit of yelling, he was also a perfectionist.

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 7 Bill Shoemaker

Bill Shoemaker
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: August 19, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fabens, Texas, United States
Died: October 12, 2003
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 8 Pat Eddery

Pat Eddery
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Famous As: Jockey and race horse trainer
Birthdate: March 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newbridge, Ireland
Died: November 10, 2015
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 9 Frank Hayes

Frank Hayes
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: 1901 AD
Birthplace: Ireland
Died: June 4, 1923

 10 Katie Walsh

Katie Walsh
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: December 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kildare, Ireland
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 11 George Woolf

George Woolf
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: May 31, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cardston, Alberta, Canada
Died: January 4, 1946

 12 Eddie Arcaro

Eddie Arcaro
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: February 19, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: November 14, 1997
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 13 Gary Stevens

Gary Stevens
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Famous As: Horse Racing Jockey
Birthdate: March 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caldwell, Idaho, United States

 14 Nina Carberry

Nina Carberry
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: July 21, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ashbourne, County Meath, Ireland
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 15 Julie Krone

Julie Krone
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: July 24, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States

 16 Chris Antley

Chris Antley
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: January 6, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Died: December 2, 2000
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 17 Adam Lindsay Gordon

Adam Lindsay Gordon
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 19, 1833
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Faial Island, Portugal
Died: June 24, 1870

Adam Lindsay Gordon was a British-Australian poet, police officer, and politician. He attended the Royal Grammar School Worcester as a boy. At the behest of his father, he became a police officer, also dabbling in politics later on. He gained a reputation as a poet as well. His personal life was deeply troubled and he shot himself in 1870. 

 18 Gordon Richards

Gordon Richards
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: May 5, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oakengates, England
Died: November 10, 1986
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 19 Johnny Longden

Johnny Longden
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: February 14, 1907
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wakefield, England
Died: February 14, 2003

 20 Jim Shoulders

Jim Shoulders
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Famous As: Rodeo cowboy
Birthdate: May 13, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Died: June 20, 2007
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 21 Scott Brash

Scott Brash
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Famous As: Show jumper
Birthdate: November 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peebles, Peeblesshire, Scotland

 22 Richard Meade

Richard Meade
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Famous As: Jockey, Event rider
Birthdate: December 4, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales
Died: January 8, 2015
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 23 Anky van Grunsven

Anky van Grunsven
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Famous As: Dressage rider, Jockey
Birthdate: January 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Erp, Netherlands

 24 Tod Sloan

Tod Sloan
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: August 10, 1874
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bunker Hill, Indiana, United States
Died: December 21, 1933

 25 Fred Archer

Fred Archer
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: January 11, 1857
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cheltenham, England
Died: November 8, 1886

 26 Bill Hartack

Bill Hartack
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: December 9, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 26, 2007
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 27 Scobie Breasley

Scobie Breasley
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: May 7, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wagga Wagga, Australia
Died: December 21, 2006

 28 Greville Starkey

Greville Starkey
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: December 21, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lichfield, England
Died: April 14, 2010
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 29 Fred Winter

Fred Winter
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Famous As: Jockey and trainer
Birthdate: September 20, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Andover, England
Died: April 5, 2004

 30 Jerry D. Bailey

Jerry D. Bailey
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: August 29, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
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 31 Josh Gifford

Josh Gifford
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: August 3, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Huntingdon, England
Died: February 9, 2012

 32 Michael Scudamore

Michael Scudamore
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: July 17, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ross, England
Died: July 7, 2014

 33 Bruce Hobbs

Bruce Hobbs
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: December 27, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States
Died: November 22, 2005

 34 Jimmy Winkfield

Jimmy Winkfield
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: April 12, 1882
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United State
Died: March 23, 1974
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 35 David Nicholson

David Nicholson
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: March 19, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Epsom, England
Died: August 27, 2006

 36 Willie Simms

Willie Simms
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: January 16, 1870
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States
Died: February 26, 1927
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 37 Ted Atkinson

Ted Atkinson
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: June 17, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: May 5, 2005

 38 Richard Fox

Richard Fox
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: March 6, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: June 28, 2011
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 39 Kenneth Church

Kenneth Church
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: March 24, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Died: July 13, 2020

 40 Rafael Fragoso

Rafael Fragoso
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: 1958 AD
Birthplace: Brazil
Died: May 17, 2020
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