Liam after a 2009 Fontwell win on Shaka's Pearl / Picture: Jeannie Knight

RIP Liam Treadwell - tragic jockey's great riding career in pictures

They called him Tredders - and he was always smiling, often winning. Liam Treadwell, who has died at the age of 34, was universally popular on the horse racing circuit. It's a sport in shock and mourning at his untimely death.

By Steve Bone
Friday, 26th June 2020, 12:48 pm

Liam was born in Arundel and attended The Angmering School and still had strong links in this part of the world. He rode more than 300 winners in a 17-year career in the saddle. Trainers, fellow jockey and industry bosses have all been quick to pay tribute to a great jockey. Here we pick out just some of the pictures that show him in action - including the day that made him a household name, when he won the Grand National on 100-1 outsider Mon Mome.

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