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Olivier Peslier (born: January 12, 1973 in Château-Gontier, Mayenne département, France) is a thoroughbred horse racing jockey. Jump to: navigation, search January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... Mayenne is a département in northwest France named after the Mayenne River. ... The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France, roughly analogous to British counties. ... Thoroughbred horse racing is the main form of horse-racing throughout the world. ... Toulouse-Lautrec - The Jockey (1899) In sports, a jockey is one who rides horses in thoroughbred horse racing or steeplechase racing, primarily as a profession. ...


Peslier competes in flat racing mainly in France but travels often around the world for the big international races. Flat racing is a term commonly used in the United Kingdom to denote a form of horse-racing which is run over a predetermined distance and in which the horses are not required to jump over obstacles such as hurdles or fences as in National Hunt racing. ...


Career Wins in France

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Major Winners

  • Japan Cup
    • 2001 – Jungle Pocket
    • 2004 - Zenno Rob Roy

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BBC SPORT | ROYAL ASCOT | Olivier Peslier (168 words)
The son of a stonemason, Olivier Peslier has carved out a reputation as one of Europe's leading jockeys.
Peslier sealed his place in racing history when winning three consecutive Prix de l'Arc de Triomphes on Helissio (1996), Peintre Celebre (1997) and Sagamix (1998).
Peslier picked up his first Classic two years earlier with a superb ride on Winged Love in the Irish Derby at the Curragh.
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