Legendary Jockey Lester Piggott had left his wife  Susan Armstrong for a mistress more than 20 years junior than him. 

Veteran Jockey Lester Piggott passed away at the age of 86 on Sunday, May 29, 2022. The racing icon was known for nine classic Derby victories.

Piggott rode his first winner, The Chase, in 1948 at the age of 12 years. After that, the Englishmen won a total of 30 races yielding 4,493 winners.

He also won 116 Royal Ascots and was named Jockey Champion 11 times during the course of his career. In 1985, he had retired from the business.

The former Jockey champion was married to Susan Armstrong for many years. With his recent death news, fans are curious to know about his married life.


Who Is Jockey Lester Piggott’s Wife Susan Armstrong?

Lester Piggott married  Susan Armstrong in the year 1960. Their wedding took place at St. Mark’s Church on North Audley Street in London.

According to Dailymail, Susan’s father, Sam Armstrong, and brother, Robert Armstrong, were professional trainers in jockey racing.

Piggott had been dating  Lady Barbara FitzGerald, although he was legally married to Susan. His extramarital affair had made big headlines.

For years, the jockey, his wife, and the FitzGeralds had been a part of Newmarket’s racing scene.

In 2007, Piggott was admitted to the ICU following a heart scare. Back, then he was living with Barabara in Switzerland. Although, Lester and Susan still lived as a married couple but led a separate lives. They got amicably separated in 1996.

Susan Armstrong & Lester Piggott’s Daughter Details

Lester Piggott and Susan Armstrong have two daughters together. Their names are Maury and Tracy.

According to the Daily mail, Maury, who is in her sixties, is a former event manager. Their second daughter, Tracy, is a sports presenter for RTE.

Tracy last appeared on the show The Restaurant in 2008. She is also a former contestant of Celebrity MasterChef Ireland.

As per the sources, Tracy has been living in a huge mansion in Newmarket called Florizel. Meanwhile, Maury was married to renowned trainer William Haggas.

Jockey Piggott also has a son named Jamie, who was born out of a wedlock relationship with Anna Ludlow. As per the sources, Jamie is currently 28 years old. He is also a professional jockey and trainer.

Susan Armstrong’s Net Worth Today

The net worth of Susan Armstrong is estimated to be around $500,000 USD in 2021.

Meanwhile, her husband, Lester Piggott owns a net worth of around $15 million USD, as per idolnetworth.