SPORTING Oz Horse Racing

Roy Higgins
Australia Crest

Jockey known as 'The Professor' born in Victoria on 5th June, 1938.

Roy Higgins aka The Professor
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
Roy and Light Fingers after winning Melbourne Cup



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