Shane Dye

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Raymond Shane Dye (born (1966-09-26) 26 September 1966 (age 50), in the township of Matamata New Zealand) is a jockey. He was an apprentice jockey in New Zealand, before moving to Australia in the late-1980s.[1]

Dye rode in Mauritius after eight years in Hong Kong.[2]

Dye has not ridden in competitive racing since 2013 and has said he will not return to racing. On 9 March 2014 he was inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brassel, Stephen (1990). A Portrait of Racing. Sydney: Simon & Schuster Australia. p. 101. ISBN 0-7318-0130-X. 
  2. ^ MAURITIUS: Shane Dye Accepts Riding Contract, Racing and Sports Tuesday, 17 March 2009
  3. ^ [1], "Shane Dye to become Hall of Fame jockey" Thursday, 6 March 2014