Jockey: Johnny Dines

Johnny Dines rode Jean’s Dream to Victory in the Manchester November Handicap of 1933 in Mr. A Boazman’s colours. He was apprenticed to the Irish trainer, J. Musker, and rode over 500 winners during five seasons in Ireland before coming to England and joining J Killalee’s stable at Epsom. Dines gave a perfect exhibition of

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Jockey: Jack Hamey

For several seasons Jack Hamey has been prominent as a rider under National Hunt rules. His greatest triumph came in the Grand National of 1932 when a field of thirty-two runners, he rode the seven year old Forbra to victory in the late Mr. W. Parsonage’s colours. Hamey is equally at home in hurdle and

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Jockey: Harry Wragg

Harry Wragg won the 1928 Derby for his patron, Sir H. Cunliffe-Owen on Felstead, and in 1930 on H.H. Aga Khan’s Blenheim. The eldest and most famous of the three jockey brothers, Wragg was born at Sheffield, hence his nickname ‘Sheff’ Apprenticed to Jack Jarvis, Newmarket he quickly came to the fore. There is no

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Jockey: Fred Fox

Fred Fox who will always be remembered for his success when first jockey to Aga Khan, won the Stewards Cup Goodwood in 1933 on Capt A.S. Wills Pharacre. He gained his first classic victory in 1911 on Mr J. A. de Rothchild’s Atmah in the 1,000 Guineas. His other classic wind include the 2,000 Guineas

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Jockey: Cliff Richards

‘Cliff’ Richards created a big surprise when winning the Criterion Nursery Handicap Newmarket 1935 on Galsonia at 20-1 in Mrs C Jarvis’ colours. Richards followed his brother Gordon (seen in No 22 of this series) serving his apprenticeship with the same master Martin Hartigan. His first important success came in 1929 when he won the

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Jockey: Charlie Smirk

As first jockey to the H.H. Aga Khan, Charlie Smirke won the 1936 Derby on Mahmoud, in the record time of 2 mins 33 secs. His other successes for this owner include the 1935 St Leger on Bahram, and the Chester Cup and the Manchester Cup in 1929 on Dark Japan. Smirke was born in

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Jockey: Arthur Wragg

Arthur Wragg has ridden consistently well in Mr. J.S. Austen’s colours, among his wins for him in 1935 being the Gorleston Maiden Nursey Handicap, Yarmouth on Forward, and Haydock Park Handicap on Trustee. Youngest of the three jockey brothers (see also numbers 9 and 28 of this series), Wragg was born in Sheffield in 1912.

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