The horse jockey Eddie Arcaro died at the age of 81. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Legendary jockey rode 17 Triple-Crown winners during his 18 year-career, and was the first to win with two different horses – Whirlaway and Citation.
He grew up in a working-class family in Cincinnati, Ohio, his father a taxi driver.
Eddie Arcaro, the fiery jockey known for his furious finishes and 17 victories in Triple Crown races, died of liver cancer.