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A Profile Of John Reid, Horse Racing Legend
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A Profile Of John Reid, Horse Racing Legend

Passionate about horses from an early age, John Andrew Reid, born Northern Ireland in 1955, became one of the best Jockeys of the 80s and 90s.

Reid first considering a Jockey’s career at 16 when he moved out of his family farm to pursue his dream of racing horses, and in the following years he moved From Ireland to England and won his first race.

However, his big break came with the victory on The King George & Queen Elizabeth Diamond stakes on Ile de Bourbon in 1978, and after that he started to win race after race, so much so that by 1980 he ranked as one the top racers.

Some of the races that he won are:

Irish Derby, Prix De l’arc De Triomph, English Derby & Irish Champion Stakes, 1000 guineas, Irish St Ledger, King George & Queen Elizabeth, Eclipse, English St Ledger, Irish 2000 Guineas, Irish 2000 Guineas & English Champion Stakes, Irish Oaks & Yorkshire Oaks, French 2000 Guineas and many more.

He was not named one of the best in vain, in total Reid won 2,500 races from which 1,937 winners were in the UK and the rest were ridden in more than 12 different countries.

For his contribution to the horse racing community, Reid was made an MBE in 1997 (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire)

After building a reputable career he retired from the racetrack in September 2011, just to become president of the Jockeys Association and work for At The Races as a pundit and manager of the horses belonging to Mike Dawson and George Ward.

His most recent move was to become Brand Ambassador for Sportingbet.com. as he mentions betting as one of his passions and a way to keep in touch with the horse racing industry. 

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