(1931–2003), US jockey; full name William Lee Shoemaker. He held the record in horse racing for all-time career wins (8,833) from 1970 until 1999. He won the Kentucky Derby four times (1955, 1959, 1965, 1986), the Belmont Stakes five times (1957, 1959, 1962, 1967, 1975), and the Preakness twice (1963, 1967).
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Syllabification: Shoe·mak·er, Willie
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