Jamie Piggott is a rider and trainer who has followed in the footsteps of his legendary father, Lester Piggott.
On Sunday, May 29, 2022, veteran jockey Lester Piggott died at the age of 86. Nine magnificent Derby victories had made the racing legend a prominent name in the sport.
Piggott rode his first winner, The Chase, when he was 12 years old, in 1948. Following that, the Englishmen won a total of 30 races, resulting in a total of 4,493 winners. During his career, he also won 116 Royal Ascots and was named Jockey Champion 11 times. He left the company in 1985 and retired.
Jockey Piggott also has a son named Jamie, who was born out of a wedlock relationship with Anna Ludlow. Fans are inquisitive about his son in light of his untimely demise.
Jamie Piggott Age- How Old Is Jockey Lester Piggott’s Son?
Jamie Piggott, the son of jockey Lestor Piggott, is 27 years old. He was born in the year 1993 when his father was 53 years of age.
Piggott’s son had made his first public ride at the age of 19 years old in 2012. He was raised in Newmarket but is now based in County Tipperary.
Jamie Piggot Mother Anna Ludlow Was Father Lester’s Mistress And Side Affair
Jamie Piggott was born out of wedlock with Lestor’s illegitimate relationship with Anna Ludlow.
In the early nineties, Ludlow was working as an assistant to Lester. Despite the fact, that Lestor was still married to his wife Susan Armstrong.
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The love angle between Jamie’s mom and Lestor was an open secret. They had managed to remain tightlipped for more than 16 years. However, their relationship grew in 1990 and eventually, Ludlow became pregnant with Jamie.
In November 1992, their relationship became public when Piggott was almost killed in a racing accident in America.
The attractive blonde also worked for racehorse trainer Susan when she betrayed her. Interestingly, both Ludlow and Susan still remained good friends.
Lester, at the age of 62 years, had parted ways with Ludlow to reunite with his wife. Although, the two had remained friends for a very long time.
Where Is Jamie Piggott Now?
Jamie Piggott has followed in the footsteps of his dad as a jockey and trainer. He also works as a bloodstock agent, buying and selling thoroughbred horses on behalf of his clients.
The son of Lestor Piggott has worked alongside renowned trainers like Aidan O’Brien, Charlie Appleby, Gai Waterhouse, Wesley Ward, Roger Varian, Tony McEvoy, William Haggas, and Tommy Stack.
He is seen active on Instagram with the handle name @jamie.piggott. At the time of writing, he has a total of 1.603 followers.