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John A. Reid

Jockey
Male
Born 1955
Age 61

John Andrew Reid (born August 6, 1955 in Banbridge County Down, Northern Ireland is a retired flat race jockey. Reid served as an apprentice in his native Ireland to Leslie Crawford, before moving to England and joining Verley Bewicke. His first Classic victory came in the 1982 1,000 Guineas aboard On The House. His first major group 1 race win came in the 1978 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot on Ile De Bourbon.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1955 Birth Born in 1955.

TWENTIES

1978 23 Years Old His first major Group 1 race win came in the 1978 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot on Ile de Bourbon.

THIRTIES

1988 33 Years Old …  He also won the 1988 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe on Tony Bin. … Read More

FORTIES

1997 42 Years Old 1 More Event
Reid won this race for a second time in 1997 on Swain, when the top-class thoroughbreds Helissio, Singspiel and Pilsudski were all beaten off.
1999 44 Years Old Reid considered retirement in 1999 after a heavy fall at Kempton Park, but kept going for another two years until announcing his retirement in September 2001, and becoming president of the Jockeys Association.
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