LEGENDARY ex-jockey Lester Piggott was rushed to hospital over the weekend however is claimed to be in “good condition”.
Piggott, 83, who received the Derby at Epsom a document 9 occasions and 5,300 races worldwide, has had coronary heart issues up to now and has undergone “routine assessments”.
He’s anticipated to be in hospital for the subsequent few days whereas he recovers.
Daughter Maureen Haggas, the spouse of coach “He is in hospital having assessments and he’ll be there for the subsequent few days whereas these proceed.
“He’ll be in for a couple of extra days however was taken in as a precautionary measure.
Piggott was jailed for 3 years in 1987 after being discovered responsible of an alleged tax fraud of greater than £3m. With time without work for good behaviour, he served a yr and a day in jail.
After a stalled coaching profession and jail, he made a triumphant return to the saddle in 1990 on the age of 54.
Referring to his gruelling profession, Maureen added: “He’s in good condition contemplating he’s been abusing his physique since he was 16.”