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A short biography of the famous UK horse racing jockey, Joe Mercer.

Joe Mercer – Champion UK Jockey

Joseph Mercer (nickname ‘Smokin. Joe’) was born on 25th October in Bradford, Yorkshire in the UK. He started his career as a Thoroughbred race horse jockey in 1947 and rode a total of 2,810 winners in Britain, a number only … Continue reading

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