Fathers who inspired their children to big success in racing

There have been a number of fathers in racing who have been incredibly successful as jockeys and trainers but few have had children who go on to be equally as successful.

Many of the fathers in the list below were the ones to get their children into racing or even taught them first hand at a very young age, and some of the Dads have taken their kids through the journey from riding their first pony to seeing them win the biggest Group / Grade One races in the UK.

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