ockey known as 'The Professor' born in Victoria on 5th June, 1938.
|Roy Higgins aka The Professor|
Higgins rode mainly for the powerful Bart Cummings stable and had most success in the '70s.
Roy rode 2 Melbourne Cup winners - Light Fingers in 1965 and Red Handed in 1967. He was champion jockey in Melbourne 11 times.
In all, he rode 106 Group One winners from 247 Metropolitan stakes winners.
|Roy and Light Fingers after winning Melbourne Cup|