Flashback to the late great Lester Piggott's first ever race - at Haydock Park
A Wigan horse-racing fan takes a trip down Memory Lane with this picture of the late, great Lester Piggott on the day of his professional debut.
By Charles Graham
Published 31st May 2022, 08:08 GMT- 1 min read
Caroline Heaven admits the jockey, who died this week aged 86, was “like Marmite,” but she has always been a huge admirer and bought this image of Piggott aged 12 at his father Ernest’s stables on the day of his first race at Haydock Park.