The horse jockey George Woolf died at the age of 35. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Canadian born horse jockey who was killed in a racing accident at Santa Anita Racetrack.
He grew up around horses in Canada and began competing in events in Montana.
He won an impressive 19.1% of his races.
His mother was a trick rider in the circus, while his father competed in rodeos.
When he died, the legendary Willie Shoemaker was just beginning his career.
How did George Woolf die?
During the running of the fourth race at Santa Anita Park on January 3, 1946, Woolf fell from his horse, Please Me, as he rounded the clubhouse turn. Suffering from a concussion, he was taken to the hospital, where he died the following day.