The 5ft 8in giant whose life was rollicking ride: On turf he gripped millions, not least the Queen

The Queen's favourite jockey, who died in a Swiss hospital yesterday, was a master on the saddle - but his life off the turf was anything but simple

The 5ft 8in giant whose life was rollicking ride: On turf he gripped millions, not least the Queen
The Queen's favourite jockey, who died in a Swiss hospital yesterday, was a master on the saddle - but his life off the turf was anything but simple