|Birth: ||Oct. 23, 1924|
|Death: ||Mar. 21, 1993|
Hall of Fame Jockey and Winner of the Kentucky Derby in 1947. In 1952 the Kentucky Derby was broadcast on television for the first time and he rode Native Dancer to an undefeated season that year. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1972 and retired in 1975 with a career that produced 2,712 winners. He died of heart complications and his ashes were spread in the flower bed in the winners circle at Gulfstream Park, Florida. (bio by: Tom Denardo)
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
Record added: Aug 15, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15379768
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