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jockeys

Racing

Always a Horseman

If Andrew Lakeman had never returned to Belmont Park for the rest of his life, no one could blame him. It was on that very…

11 months ago

Racing

Boys Will Be Jockeys

It’s no secret that many an Irish are born with horses in their veins. At ages when most children are learning to ride bicycles with…

12 months ago

History

Dead Man Riding

Frank Hayes, stableman and trainer by trade, and maiden racer Sweet Kiss, hold a bizarre distinction in racing history. The pair competed in only one…

1 year ago

Racing

Team of Longshots

It’s 25 minutes until post time on a picturesque October afternoon at Keeneland Racecourse. Out of the jockey’s room steps a young woman dressed for…

2 years ago