Thursday, April 29, 2010

Richard Stanley Francis

Jump jockey Dick Francis and the Queen Mother's horse, Devon Loch
Francis and Devon Loch clear Becher's Brook in the 1956 Grand National at Aintree (horse and jockey closest to the camera)
Devon Loch inexplicably collapses under Francis while in the lead on the way to the finish line (the 1956 Grand National)
Dick Francis and wife, Mary, after being awarded the CBE by Queen Elizabeth II

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