Legendary British jockey Edward Hide has sadly passed away at the age of 86.
Hide achieved fame for his remarkable victory in the Epsom Derby, riding the 25-1 outsider Morston in 1973, marking a high point in his illustrious career.
The news of his passing was confirmed by his son Will via social media on Thursday afternoon.
Will shared these heartfelt words: “You think your folks will go on forever, but we all know that can’t be the case. My Dad passed away peacefully overnight in Yorkshire, holding the hands of Mum & my sister Lizzie.
A life very well lived & well loved. We’ll miss you Dad. Edward Hide 12 April 1937 – 7 September 2023.”