Crack Jockey Signs for America, Daily Racing Form, 1908-01-02


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CRACK JOCKEY SIGNS FOR AMERICA. London. January I. — The famous steeplechase jockey. Ernest Piggott, who has been riding with conspicuous success recently in France, has abandoned his intention of returning to England, at any rate fi.r the present, having concluded arrangements to ride next year for Mr. Pfizer, an American gen tlenian. who was Col. B. Nevilles racing partner in 1333 in Herculoid, Dick Roberts. Welbourne and ■ChCf horses and iu whose favor he refused several flattering offers from, among others. Davis stalde, M. Gaston-Dryfus and Mdme. Clement Proeurour. Piggott has ridden upwards of fifty winners and in the existing dearth of capable horsemen at home, doubtless many owners here will regret his change of from.

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