Clifford Lines: Shergar’s work rider and a life in racing

“Could you imagine a day where there are no horses in your life?” No, replies Cliff Lines – one of the most respected horsemen in the industry with nearly seven decades of experience as a work rider, most famously aboard the record 1981 Derby winner Shergar.

Now in his 80s, Cliff is showing no signs of slowing down. Sean Boyce heads to Newmarket to meet Cliff as well as his contemporaries and colleagues to find out more about the man, his passion for racing and love of the thoroughbred.

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