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Lester Keith Piggott

Piggott, Lester Keith, 1935–, British jockey. A major figure in British horse racing after 1954, Piggott rode over 4,000 winners in Britain. He gained particular success in classic British races such as the Derby, which he won nine times between 1954 and 1983. He also won the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe three times. He became a trainer in 1990.

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