|Birth Day||January 16, 1870|
|Age||149 YEARS OLD|
Hall of fame American horse jockey who was an early star in the sport and won the 1896 Kentucky Derby.
He began racing at the age of 17.
He won 1,125 races during his career which, while small by today's standards was phenomenal during the 19th century.
He was born and raised in Augusta, Georgia.
He was a forerunner to future stars such as Willie Shoemaker.