Frank Bullock rode with great success in both Australia and Europe during the first three decades of the 20th century.
Bullock commenced riding in England in 1903 and had his first big win in the 1905 Stewards' Cup at Goodwood. Later that year he returned to Australia for a holiday, and picked up the ride on Blue Spec, on whom he won the Perth Cup and the Melbourne Cup.
Bullock returned to England for the 1908 season, and in 1909 moved to Germany where he won the German jockeys' championship in five of the next six seasons. On the outbreak of the First World War he was in England, with the German horse Cyklon. At the conclusion of hostilities, he arranged for Cyklon to be sent to Australia where it had a successful racing career, and at stud sired the winner of the 1927 Melbourne Cup, Trivalve.
In the immediate post war years Bullock had an outstanding run of victories in Australia and Europe. In Australia he won two Caulfield Cups (1918 and 1919), the VRC Oaks (1918), the Adelaide Cup (1918), the Western Australian Derby and Perth Cup (1919), and the Futurity Stakes (1919). In England his major wins included the Ascot Gold Cup, the Cesarwitch, three Eclipse Stakes, and in 1925 the 1,000 Guineas-Oaks double. In France he won the first Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe ever contested, in 1920 on Comrade, and repeated the win in 1922 on Ksar.
Bullock was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2006.