Jay Hovdey: Jockeys endure brutal version of ‘Survivor’ daily

by Jay Hovdey 4 years ago

After this chilling season, when so many of the men and women riding Thoroughbreds made national headlines after being injured on the job, it would be fitting if the committee in charge of such things would decide that the Permanently Disabled Jockey Fund should receive the Eclipse Award of Merit, and that Ramon Dominguez and Gary Stevens should be co-recipients of Special Eclipse Awards for what they represent as high-profile survivors of an unforgiving profession.

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