BirthdayApril 24, 1968
BirthplaceLong Beach, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Nick Wall

    Full name: Nick Wall
    Also known as: Nick Wall, Wall, Nick
    Professions: Canadian jockey

  2. Nick Wall Measurements

    Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)

  3. Nick Wall Known for

    Night of the Templar (2013), Testimony (2007), Dracula's Curse (2006), The Banksters, Madoff with America (2013)

  4. Nick Wall Death information

    Died: Thursday, 17th of March, 1983 (Age: 14)

  5. Nick Wall Biography

    Nicholas J. "Nick" Wall (December 18, 1906 - March 17, 1983) was a Canadian jockey who competed successfully in Canada and was the 1938 Champion rider in the United States.Born in Lower Gully, Kelligrews, Conception Bay, Newfoundland, while still a small boy Nick Wall's family moved to Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. A coal mining town, the diminutive Wall work in the mines as a pony rider. He began his professional jockey career in 1926 and in 1928 scored his first major win in the King Edward Gold Cup at Woodbine Park Racetrack in Toronto. Riding principally in the United States, over the course of his career, Nick Wall had mounts in each of the American Classic Races with his best result in the Kentucky Derby coming in 1936 when he rode Coldstream to a fourth-place finish.In 1938, Wall had his best year when he was the United States Champion Jockey by earnings. That year he won numerous important races at tracks in the New York and Boston area but earned national headlines for riding Stagehand to a victory over Seabiscuit in the Santa Anita Handicap at Arcadia, California.Nick Wall continued to race successfully but a serious injury sustained in a 1945 race diminished his riding skills. At the time of his retirement in 1957 he had made 11,164 starts, earning 1,419 firsts, 1,305 seconds, plus 1,352 third-place finishes.In 1979, Nick Wall was Inducted in Canada's Sports Hall of Fame and the Newfoundland and Labrador Sports Hall of Fame. He died in Bellerose, New York in 1983 at age seventy-six.

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