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  • Herbert Ebsworth Jones was a British Thoroughbred horse racing jockey. He often rode horses for King Edward VII. In 1900, he won the British Triple Crown when he rode Diamond Jubilee to victory in the 2,000 Guineas Stakes, Epsom Derby and St. Leger Stakes. He remains one of only fifteen jockeys to do so. Among his other Classic victories, he won the 1905 Epsom Oaks, a second Derby in 1909, and the 2,000 Guineas on three more occasions. In 1913, Jones rode Anmer, the King's Horse, in the Derby. He was involved in a collision with Emily Davison, the suffragette, who was fatally injured. Jones suffered significant injuries himself, including mild concussion. Fifteen years after the death of Emily Davison, Herbert Jones laid a wreath at the funeral of Emmeline Pankhurst in honour of her and Emily Davison. Jones retired from riding in 1923. In 1951, soon after his wife's death and his onset depression, he was discovered to have committed suicide after his son found him in a gas-filled kitchen.

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