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George Fordham (1837-1887), Jockey

Sitter in 1 portrait
Jockey; headed the list of winning jockeys 1855-63, scoring 165 wins in 1862; won the Oaks five times, the Derby in 1879 and the Grand Prix de Paris three times.

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George Fordham

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 2 September 1882
On display in the Billiard Room at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG 2629