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Over the years horse racing has had some true legends who have become household names.  Whether it was of the equine or human variety, certain names have become synonymous with the sport. 

Shergar ventured on to the front cover of every newspaper in the UK, whilst Lester Piggott was a regular face on the back pages of the tabloids and broadsheets.

Those names will certainly never forgotten, but the baton has been passed over to today's leading lights and we are certainly blessed with some absolute superstars, who continue to enhance the Sport of Kings.

We take a look at some of the leading names of the sport in both spheres and touch on how they have become part of horse racing's illustrious history.

Our Top 5 sections incorporates some of the top trainers and jockeys from the UK & Ireland, who still to this day push boundaries and enhance the horse racing world immeasurably.  Furthermore, we look at the leading horse racing tipsters helping you to find those all-important winners.

Top 5 Flat Jockeys

  1. Ryan Moore
  2. Kieren Fallon
  3. Frankie Dettori
  4. Johnny Murtagh
  5. Richard Hughes

Top 5 Flat Trainers

  1. Aidan O'Brien
  2. Sir Michael Stoute
  3. Richard Hannon
  4. Sir Henry Cecil
  5. Dermot Weld

Top 5 National Hunt Jockeys

  1. AP McCoy
  2. Ruby Walsh
  3. Richard Johnson
  4. Barry Geraghty
  5. Timmy Murphy

Top 5 National Hunt Trainers

  1. Paul Nicholls
  2. Nicky Henderson
  3. Willie Mullins
  4. Jonjo O'Neill
  5. David Pipe

Top 5 Horse Racing Tipsters

  1. Pricewise (Tom Segal)
  2. Tom Lee
  3. Tanya Stevenson
  4. Steve Mellish
  5. Gary O'Brien