Brian Jago

 Handicap at Brighton with Persian Chariot ridden by Brian Jago winning from Dambuster (Charlie Smirke) up and Checkmont (T Stringer up), 4th August 1959. (Photo by George W. Hales/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
An objection on the grounds of bumping and boring was placed by jockey Brian Jago riding ‘Thane’ (centre) against the winner ‘Black Sky’ (left) ridden by Desmond Cullen. The objection was upheld and Thane awarded the race. (Photo by Ted West/Central Press/Getty Images)
 
Today: Brian Jago
Age: 62
Then: Epsom-based Flat jockey
Now: Runs his own building business in Cheam
High: Riding for Lord Rosebery and landing the job as first
jockey to Bruce Hobbs when John Gorton returned
to South Africa
Low: Breaking a leg badly when Falsa dropped dead
turning for home in a handicap at Sandown in 1974
 
 

 
Finish of the Pier Selling Handicap at Brighton with Persian Chariot ridden by Brian Jago winning from Dambuster (Charlie Smirke) up and Checkmont (T Stringer up), 4th August 1959. (Photo by George W. Hales/Fox Photos/Getty Images)Finish of the Pier Selling

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