Hall of Famers McCarron, Day share Kentucky Derby tales with student jockeys

by Byron King 5 years ago

Most people’s recollections of school field trips involve museums and much yawning. The young men and women from the North American Racing Academy were treated to something far more engaging Monday. On the Churchill Downs backstretch while awaiting the works and morning training of Kentucky Derby and Oaks competitors, they listened to retired Hall of Fame jockeys Chris McCarron and Pat Day recount their Derby experience from 1987.

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