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Johnny Longden

AKA John Eric Longden

Born: 14-Feb-1907
Birthplace: Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England
Died: 14-Feb-2003
Location of death: Banning, CA
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Jockey

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Winner, 1943 Triple Crown

Father: Herb Longden
Mother: Mary
Wife: Helen McDonald (m. 1929, div. 1939)
Son: Eric
Wife: Hazel Tarn (m. 31-Aug-1941, one son, one daughter)
Son: Vance
Daughter: Andrea
Wife: Sarah (until his death)

    Kentucky Derby Winner 1943 (Count Fleet)
    Kentucky Derby Winner 1969 (Majestic Prince)
    Preakness Stakes Winner 1943 (Count Fleet)
    Preakness Stakes Winner 1969 (Majestic Prince)
    Belmont Stakes Winner 1943 (Count Fleet)
    Racing Hall of Fame 1958
    Canada's Sports Hall of Fame 1958
    Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 1976
    Naturalized US Citizen 1-Mar-1944



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