|Region:||South East Queensland|
A top apprentice and rider in the 1960s he spent the majority of his career riding overseas. Never-the-less he was associated with some of the best horses ever to race in Queensland including Tails and Dalrello. For several years he was the number one rider for trainer Jim Atkins and rode more than 100 winners for him.
Some of Lucas's best Queensland wins included the QTC Derby (Tails, Amby's Love), QTC Guineas (Dalrello), Tattersall's Cup (Buon Giorno), Ipswich Cup (Masalama), Windsor Flying (Flying Creole), Rocket Stakes (Flying Creole), Sapphire Bracelet (Dalrello), Bribie Handicap (Flying Creole), Labour Day Cup (Buon Giorno, Rhalif), Cumberland Cup (Amby's Love), Koomeela Stakes (Dalrello), BTC Newmarket (Dalrello), Tattersall's President's Handicap (Dalrello, Carolita), Toowoomba Cup (Amby's Love), Exhibition Handicap (Amby's Love), Booroolong Stakes (Flying Creole), Brisbane Handicap (Barney Mac), Gold Coast Cup (Amby's Love), Sandgate Handicap (Barney Mac), Taylor Handicap (Carolita), McDougall Stakes (Intrepid Clipper), Lilley Handicap (Proctors Gold), Doomben Dollars (Right Formula), Sapling Stakes (Court Rush) and Ross Stakes (Paola Pisani).
Thanks to Geoff Shephard for contributing this photo of Terry Lucas while riding in the UK