Former jockey Edgar Britt dies aged 103

Edgar Britt, one of Australia’s most celebrated jockeys, has died at the age of 103.

Inducted into the Australian Racing Hall Of Fame in 2004, Britt rode all around the world winning major races in America, India and England where he was the royal jockey for King George V1.

In 2013, the racing industry celebrated his 100th birthday with a function at Randwick where he was a regular racegoer well into his 90s.

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