He won the Derby - without a horse!

18 Jun 2015

The story of SMHS member Geoff Bridger's father-in-law was the subject of a recent Daily Telegraph article. Harry 'Happy' Wimblett is the only man to have won the Epsom Derby without using a horse!

The full remarkable story can be found at: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/horseracing/11651823/Wounded-soldier-revealed-as-first-man-to-win-Epsom-Derby-without-horse.html.

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