RACING personalities past and present gathered to pay their respects to Pat Eddery
at his funeral in Thame, Oxfordshire, yesterday.
He was champion jockey 11 times, matching the feat of Lester Piggott, one of his greatest rivals, and he rode 4,632 winners, which made Eddery
second only to Sir Gordon Richards in the list of all-time winning jockeys.
BY DAVID YATES EPSOM will pay tribute next year to three-time Derby winner Pat Eddery
, who died on Tuesday aged 63.
, one of the all-time great jockeys in British racing history, died yesterday to leave the sport in mourning at the loss of a riding legend at the age of 63.
LEGENDARY former jockey Lester Piggott said Pat Eddery
"was a natural horseman" after his close friend died yesterday, aged 63.
, 11 times crowned flat racing champion jockey, has died at the age of 63.
LEGENDARY jockey Pat Eddery
was hailed a gentleman and a true genius after he died at the age of 63.
TRAINER Bryan Smart and jockey Paul Eddery
have had their appeals in the Ben Casey affair upheld.
is itching to get started on his new career after being granted a training licence by the Jockey Club.
has announced that he will join the growing band of ex-jockeys in the training ranks.
Conditional jockey Ciaran Eddery
had a four-day ban imposed on him by the Sedgefield stewards on May 25 overturned by the Jockey Club's disciplinary panel yesterday.
, 51, was mobbed on the walk into the paddock for his final race but could finish only third on Gamut.