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Dick Francis: A Life In Pictures

DICK Francis has died. He was 89. You were the Queen Mother’s jockey. She got her teeth into you and Reader’s Digest, for which your work was condensed. You wrote 40 books – one a year. You are reunited with Devon Loch, who fell when close to winning to 1956 Grand National. Your calamity coined a phrase. This was your life in pictures:


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Left to right, Devon Loch, ridden by Dick Francis, eventual winner ESB, ridden by Dave Dick, and Sundew, ridden by Fred Winter, go over Becher's Brook for the second time

Posted: 14th, February 2010 | In: Reviews | Comment