Piggott, Lester Keith

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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