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Probert To Be Crowned All-Weather Champion Jockey

Jockey David Probert will be named the 2021/2022 All-Weather Champion Jockey on Friday, Apr. 15. The 33-year-old has ridden 82 winners during the all-weather season to date, 20 better than Hollie Doyle in second place. The season lasts from Oct. 19-Apr. 15. Probert, said of his all-weather title win, "It's great, it's rolled on from a very good season last season, but I've been very lucky to ride for plenty of different trainers. It means a lot to win and it's a big achievement, hopefully it bounces into a good...

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Classic-Winning Jockey Jimmy Lindley Passes at 86

Former top jockey Jimmy Lindley has died. He was 86. One of the top jockeys in the UK in the 1960s and 70s, Lindley rode three British Classic winners, as well as the 1960 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth S. winner Aggressor (GB) (Combat {GB}). He suffered from weight issues throughout his career, and periodically rode over National Hunt fences, as well. His best performance over jumps was running third aboard Retour De Falmme in the 1958 Champion Hurdle. In 1974 when 39, Lindley hung up his saddle and...

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