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Lester Piggott Quotes and Quotations

A good jockey doesn't need orders and a bad jockey couldn't carry them out anyway; so it's best not to give them any.
Lester Piggott
After winning the Derby aged just 18-Why all the fuss? After all, the Derby is just another race.
Lester Piggott (1954)
In a perfect world, I would have Lester ride for me in all the big races, but in none of the Trials.
Vincent O'Brien
Jeremy Tree (trainer): I've got to speak to my old school, Lester, and tell them all I know about racing. What should I tell them?
Lester Piggott: Tell 'em you've got the flu.
Lester relishes every crisp fiver like some rare jewel, for money is his staff of life and he ekes it out as sparingly as a man faced with 50 years of unpensionable retirement.
Bill Rickaby
Never catch a loose horse. You could end up holding the f**king thing all day.
Lester Piggott
On a horse that consistently hung left-The best thing you can do is put a bit of lead in his right ear, to act as a counterbalance ... with a shotgun.
Lester Piggott
On the unsuitability of female jockeys -Their bottoms are the wrong shape.
Lester Piggott The Guinnes Book of Great Jockeys
People ask me why I ride with my bottom in the air. Well, I've got to put it somewhere.
Letter Piggott

 

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