#391 Lester Piggott / Christopher Wood – 05 November 1935

Lester Piggott

Lester Keith Piggott (born 5 November, 1935) is a retired English professional jockey, popularly known as “The Long Fellow”. He is considered to be the best of his generation and the greatest English flat jockey of all time, with 4,493 career wins, including nine Derby victories.

Christopher Wood

Christopher Wood (5 November 1935 in London) is an English screenwriter and novelist best known under the pseudonym ‘Timothy Lea’ for the Confessions series of novels and films. Under his own name, he adapted two James Bond novels for the screen: The Spy Who Loved Me (1977 with Richard Maibaum) and Moonraker (1979).


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