About the author
Jim Cassidy (b.1963) is the third ever jockey to win over 100 Group 1 races. Born in Lower Hutt, New Zealand, he won the 1983 Melbourne Cup on Kiwi and the Caulfield-Melbourne Cup double in 1997 on Might And Power. He is a three-time winner of the Australian Derby (1990, 1993, 2009). He retired from racing in 2015. Cassidy has three daughters and lives in Sydney.