The explosive autobiography of champion jockey Jim 'The Pumper' Cassidy.
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. Andrew Webster is chief sports writer for the Sydney Morning Herald. He appears regularly on TV and radio and has authored several books, including Supercoach: The Life and Times of Jack Gibson and 2014 bestseller The Voice: The Life of Ray Warren.