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Pat Eddery
Jockey Pat Eddery at Mahalaxmi(2000's).jpg
Eddery at Mahalaxmi Racecourse in 2000
Occupation Jockey
Born (1952-03-18)18 March 1952
Newbridge, County Kildare, Ireland
Died 10 November 2015(2015-11-10) (aged 63)
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England
Major racing wins
British Classic Race wins as jockey:
2000 Guineas (3)
1000 Guineas (1)
Epsom Derby (3)
Epsom Oaks (3)
St Leger Stakes (4)
Racing awards
British flat racing Champion Jockey 11 times (1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1996)
Honours
OBE
Pat Eddery Stakes at Ascot Racecourse
Significant horses
Polygamy, Grundy, Scintillate, Detroit, Storm Bird, Kings Lake, Golden Fleece, Assert, Lomond, El Gran Senor, Rainbow Quest, Dancing Brave, Moon Madness, Warning, Zafonic, Quest for Fame, Toulon, Moonax, Bosra Sham, Lady Carla, Silver Patriarch

Patrick James John "Pat" Eddery (18 March 1952 – 10 November 2015) was an Irish flat racing jockey and horse trainer. He rode three winners of The Derby, and was Champion Jockey on eleven occasions. He is co-holder of the record for most title championships as well as wins in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. He rode the winners of 4,632 British flat races, a figure exceeded only by Sir Gordon Richards.

Eddery died on 10 November 2015 from cirrhosis, aged 63.

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