STEVE DONOGHUE d1945. English flat race jockey of 1910-20s widely regarded as one of the greatest ever. He was Champion Jockey ten times and also won The Epsom Derby six times. He is most associated with the following horses ; Humorist / Captain Cuttle / Papyru / Brown Jack / Pommern / Gay Crusader and famously The Tetrarch (1913) a 2 year old thought to be the fastest horse ever ridden in England. He died of a heart attack aged 61 in London in 1945.
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Steve Donoghue & Tommy Weston
Reference Number. 4153
A rare original vintage 1933 autograph book page, clearly signed in ink by three famous jockeys of the period ; Steve Donoghue d1945 / Tommy Weston d1981 and Frederick Lane
Double mounted for fine display with photographs
Wonderful to have these three 1930s jockeys on the same page together as Steve Donoghue was Tommy Westons inspiration and idol in the early part of his career
TOMMY WESTON d1981. English stable jockey for Lord Derby until 1934. The winner of twelve classics in his career and The Ascot Gold Cup. The champion jockey of 1926. FREDERICK LANE. Jockey with George Digbys yard at Exning. The winner of The 1932 Derby on April The FifthView more information