Willie Shoemaker

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  • Willie Shoemaker — [Willie Shoemaker] (1931–2003) the most successful US professional ↑jockey ever. His popular name was ‘the Shoe’. Between 1949 and 1990 he won 8 833 of his 40 351 races, including victories in four ↑Kentucky Derby races …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shoemaker, Bill — or Willie Shoemaker in full William Lee Shoemaker born Aug. 19, 1931, Fabens, Texas, U.S. died Oct. 12, 2003, San Marino, Calif. U.S. jockey. He began his racing career in 1949. He rode in 24 Kentucky Derbies and won four; he also won the Belmont …   Universalium

  • Shoemaker — /shooh may keuhr/, n. William Lee (Willie), born 1931, U.S. jockey. * * * (as used in expressions) Shoemaker Bill William Lee Shoemaker Willie Shoemaker Shoemaker Levy 9 * * * …   Universalium

  • Willie — /wil ee/, n. 1. a male given name, form of William. 2. a female given name. * * * (as used in expressions) Dixon Willie Hoppe Willie Lanier Willie Edward Mays Willie Howard Mosconi Willie Nelson Willie Willie Shoemaker Simms Willie * * * …   Universalium

  • shoemaker — shoemaking, n. /shooh may keuhr/, n. a person who makes or mends shoes. [1350 1400; ME; see SHOE, MAKER] * * * (as used in expressions) Shoemaker Bill William Lee Shoemaker Willie Shoemaker Shoemaker Levy 9 * * * …   Universalium

  • Shoemaker — (as used in expressions) Shoemaker, Bill Willie Shoemaker William Lee Shoemaker Shoemaker Levy 9 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Willie — (as used in expressions) Dixon, Willie Hoppe, Willie Lanier, Willie (Edward) Mays, Willie (Howard) Mosconi, Willie Nelson, Willie Willie Shoemaker …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Shoemaker, Bill — o Willie Shoemaker p. ext. William Lee Shoemaker (19 ago. 1931, Fabens, Texas, EE.UU.–12 oct. 2003, San Marino, Cal.). Jinete estadounidense. Comenzó a competir en 1949. Corrió en 24 Derbies de Kentucky y ganó cuatro; también ganó cinco veces el… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Shoemaker, William Lee — ▪ 2004 “Willie”; “Bill”; “the Shoe”        American jockey (b. Aug. 19, 1931, Fabens, Texas d. Oct. 12, 2003, San Marino, Calif.), was one of the most successful jockeys in the history of Thoroughbred horse racing. In a career that spanned 41… …   Universalium

  • Shoemaker,William Lee — Shoe·ma·ker (sho͞oʹmā kər), William Lee. Known as “Willie.” Born 1931. American jockey who before his retirement in 1990 won more races than any other rider in horseracing history. * * * …   Universalium

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