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Who Is Lester Piggott Son Jamie Piggott? Nine Time Derby Winner Family, Why Was He In Prison?

Lester Piggott, a nine-time Epsom Derby-winning jockey passed away at the age of 86. He had a son named Jamie Piggott. 

Lester was a professional jockey player from the United Kingdom. He has won 30 Classics and was an 11-time Champion jockey in his career.

He was the first rider to be honored in the National Horsemanship Hall of Fame. Lester was rated as the twentieth century’s greatest jockey.

Lester retired in 1995, at the age of 58, and closed his incredible career with a success at Haydock Park, where he had won for the first time in 1948.

Meet Lester Piggott Son Jamie Piggott

Jamie Piggott was born to supportive parents Lester Piggott and Anna Ludlow.

He has been interested in Jockeying since his childhood days. Lester, his father, taught Jamie to be a successful Jockey shortly.

Jamie has learned from the best trainers in the world like Aidan O’Brien, Charlie Appleby, Gai Waterhouse, Wesley Ward, Roger Varian, and many more.

He recently appeared in the media and disclosed the sudden demise of his father Lester Piggott. As per him, Lester was admitted to a hospital in Bursinel, Switzerland.

Jamie Piggott Age Revealed

Jamie Piggott seemed to be in his mid-twenties. However, his exact date of birth is yet to be revealed.

He began racing horses from his father’s stable when he was eight years old. Jamie has already won a handful of trophies to date.

Jamie started his career in racing yards before working for the world-famous Coolmore Stud and Voute Sales in the bloodstock industry.

James Delahooke, Ric Wylie, Johnny McKeever, Stuart Boman, and Mark Richards are just a few players he’s trained from and continues to work together with.

Who Is Jamie Piggott Wife?

Jamie Piggott hasn’t shared his marital status in media portals. As a result, there are no details about his wife.

Checking his social media profiles, Jamie hasn’t hinted at minor details about his personal life that justifies his relationship status.

Jamie might have kept his relationship hidden from the public spotlight. He is focused on Jockey and  his “Jamie Piggott Bloodstock.”

Why Lester Piggott Was In Jail?

Lester Piggott was sentenced to three years in jail in1987 after being found guilty of tax fraud worth $3million.

Mr. Justice Farquharson, the judge of  Ipswich Crown Court ordered Lester to be sentenced to prison. He was taken to Norwich prison.

Lester Piggott was put in prison after failing to disclose £3.25 million in revenue and earnings to the Inland Revenue.