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Michelle Payne
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Birthdate: September 29, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ballarat, Australia
 2 
Frankie Dettori
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Birthdate: December 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
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Rachael Blackmore
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Birthdate: July 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Killenaule, Ireland

Irish jockey Rachael Blackmore scripted history as the first female winner of Britain’s Grand National horse race. Born to a dairy farmer, she was raised on a farm and spent her childhood riding ponies. She turned a professional jockey in 2015. She was also the first female leading jockey at Cheltenham.

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Tony McCoy
(Horse racing jockey)
Tony McCoy
4
Birthdate: May 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moneyglass, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
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Dick Francis
(Writer)
Dick Francis
3
Birthdate: October 31, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lawrenny, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Died: February 14, 2010
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Bill Shoemaker
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Birthdate: August 19, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fabens, Texas, United States
Died: October 12, 2003
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Lucien Laurin
(French-Canadian Jockey and Trainer of the Triple Crown Winning Horse 'Secretariat')
Lucien Laurin
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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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George Woolf
(Jockey)
George Woolf
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Birthdate: May 31, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cardston, Alberta, Canada
Died: January 4, 1946
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Pat Eddery
(Jockey and race horse trainer)
Pat Eddery
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Birthdate: March 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newbridge, Ireland
Died: November 10, 2015
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Frank Hayes
(Jockey)
Frank Hayes
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Birthdate: 1901 AD
Birthplace: Ireland
Died: June 4, 1923
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Katie Walsh
(Jockey)
Katie Walsh
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Birthdate: December 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kildare, Ireland
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Eddie Arcaro
(Jockey)
Eddie Arcaro
3
Birthdate: February 19, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: November 14, 1997
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Gary Stevens
(Horse Racing Jockey)
Gary Stevens
3
Birthdate: March 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caldwell, Idaho, United States
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Nina Carberry
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Birthdate: July 21, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ashbourne, County Meath, Ireland
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Chris Antley
(Jockey)
Chris Antley
2
Birthdate: January 6, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Died: December 2, 2000
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Julie Krone
(Jockey)
Julie Krone
3
Birthdate: July 24, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States
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Gordon Richards
2
Birthdate: May 5, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oakengates, England
Died: November 10, 1986
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Johnny Longden
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Birthdate: February 14, 1907
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wakefield, England
Died: February 14, 2003
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Scott Brash
(Show jumper)
Scott Brash
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Birthdate: November 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peebles, Peeblesshire, Scotland
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Jim Shoulders
(Rodeo cowboy)
Jim Shoulders
2
Birthdate: May 13, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Died: June 20, 2007
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Richard Meade
(Jockey, Event rider)
Richard Meade
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Birthdate: December 4, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales
Died: January 8, 2015
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Tod Sloan
(Jockey)
Tod Sloan
2
Birthdate: August 10, 1874
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bunker Hill, Indiana, United States
Died: December 21, 1933
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Anky van Grunsven
(Dressage rider, Jockey)
Anky van Grunsven
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Birthdate: January 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Erp, Netherlands
 24 
Fred Archer
(Jockey)
Fred Archer
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Birthdate: January 11, 1857
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cheltenham, England
Died: November 8, 1886
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Isaac Burns Murphy
(Jockey who was one of the highest paid athletes in his generation.)
Isaac Burns Murphy
2
Birthdate: January 6, 1861
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Clark County, Kentucky, United States
Died: February 12, 1896
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Scobie Breasley
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Birthdate: May 7, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wagga Wagga, Australia
Died: December 21, 2006
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Bill Hartack
(Jockey)
Bill Hartack
2
Birthdate: December 9, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 26, 2007
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Greville Starkey
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Birthdate: December 21, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lichfield, England
Died: April 14, 2010
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Jerry D. Bailey
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Birthdate: August 29, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
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Fred Winter
(Jockey and trainer)
Fred Winter
1
Birthdate: September 20, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Andover, England
Died: April 5, 2004
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Josh Gifford
(Jockey)
Josh Gifford
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Birthdate: August 3, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Huntingdon, England
Died: February 9, 2012
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Michael Scudamore
(National Hunt Racing Jockey in the 1950s and 1960s)
Michael Scudamore
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Birthdate: July 17, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ross, England, United Kingdom
Died: July 7, 2014
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Jimmy Winkfield
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Birthdate: April 12, 1882
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United State
Died: March 23, 1974
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Bruce Hobbs
(Jockey)
Bruce Hobbs
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Birthdate: December 27, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States
Died: November 22, 2005
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David Nicholson
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Birthdate: March 19, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Epsom, England
Died: August 27, 2006
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Willie Simms
(Jockey)
Willie Simms
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Birthdate: January 16, 1870
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States
Died: February 26, 1927
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Anthony Delpech
(Thoroughbred horse racing jockey who competes internationally)
Anthony Delpech
1
Birthdate: February 10, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seychelles
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Ted Atkinson
(Jockey)
Ted Atkinson
1
Birthdate: June 17, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: May 5, 2005
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Richard Fox
(Jockey)
Richard Fox
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Birthdate: March 6, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: June 28, 2011
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Kenneth Church
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Birthdate: March 24, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Died: July 13, 2020
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Rafael Fragoso
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Birthdate: 1958 AD
Birthplace: Brazil
Died: May 17, 2020

Rafael Fragoso was a Brazilian sportsman and businessman. A former Brazilian champion in horse racing, Fragoso also represented his country in several international competitions. After retiring as a professional jockey, Rafael Fragoso operated a footwear and accessories store in Ipanema, which he shut down in 2015. He died of COVID-19 in 2020 at the age of 62.