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George Gubbins

George Gubbins
Occupation Jockey
Birthplace Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Birth date December 8, 1935
Career wins not found
Major racing wins, honours & awards
Major racing wins
Grey Stakes (1959, 1962)
Jacques Cartier Stakes (1962)
Selene Stakes (1962)
Connaught Cup Stakes (1963)
Racing awards
Leading rider at Blue Bonnets Raceway (1961)

George Gubbins (born December 8, 1935 in Hamilton, Ontario) is a retired Canadian jockey. He began his professional riding career in 1953 in Toronto where he competed at Greenwood Raceway and Woodbine Racetrack until 1974, with several years missed due to accidents. In addition he competed at Fort Erie Racetrack and at Blue Bonnets Raceway in Montreal where he won a riding title in 1961. Gubbins also raced at Waterford Park in Chester, West Virginia and various other tracks in the United States.

After his retirement as a jockey, George Gubbins eventually became a clocker at California tracks [1] He currently resides in Spartanburg, South Carolina.



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