Jim Cassidy (jockey)
Jim Cassidy (born January 21, 1963) is a New Zealand jockey who famously rode Kiwi from last into the straight to win the 1983 Melbourne Cup. He won his second Melbourne Cup in 1997 aboard Might and Power whom he also rode to victory in that year's Cox Plate.
Cassidy has won the Australian Derby three times; in 1990, 1993 and in 2009.
- ↑ Thomas, Ray (2008-11-01). "Jim Cassidy and Shane Dye still have it". news.com.au. http://www.news.com.au/dailytelegraph/story/0,22049,24581630-5006070,00.html. Retrieved 2008-12-23.
- ↑ "Kiwi wins the 1983 Melbourne Cup". Ministry for Culture and Heritage. 2008-11-02. http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/video/kiwi-wins-1983-melbourne-cup. Retrieved 2008-12-23.
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