Stephen Davies, a former champion apprentice jockey and successful trainer, passed away on March 12, 2023, at the age of 53. The cause of his death has not been officially confirmed, but sources suggest that it may have been due to throat cancer.
Davies was a highly skilled jockey who won numerous races throughout his career, including the prestigious St. Leger Stakes in 1988. He later transitioned into training horses and continued to be involved in the horse racing industry even after retiring from racing.
Following his death, tributes and condolences have poured in from his colleagues and fans. However, his son Harry Davies, who was a runner-up in the apprentice title race last season, revealed that he did not have a close relationship with his father.
Davies was a very private person, and little is known about his personal life, including information about his parents and siblings. He was married to Angie, who worked as an assistant trainer at Palmer’s Newmarket stable, and they had a son, Harry Davies.
As per our database, Stephen Davies may have had a net worth of between $1 million and $2 million at the time of his death, primarily earned through a percentage of prize money earned by his mounts in races. He may have also had other sources of income, which have not been disclosed to the public.
Stephen Davies was a highly respected figure in the horse racing industry and will be deeply missed by his colleagues, fans, and family.