Retired Rider Donald Lee West Dead
Updated: Tuesday, September 13, 2005 1:47 PM
Posted: Monday, September 12, 2005 4:31 PM
Retired jockey Donald Lee West, 74, died Sept. 4 in Apollo Beach, Fla.
West rode in Kentucky and New Orleans and became a blacksmith apprentice under the guidance of his father, John West, at Sunshine Park, now known as Tampa Bay Downs, in 1951.
His survivors include a son, David, and a daughter, Donna.
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