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Old 02-17-2009, 12:50 AM   #30
the little guy
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Originally Posted by Imriledup

World class riders become world class riders because they make horses run who don't appear like they can run on paper.
Not at all. The top riders are the ones that win with the highest percentage of their mounts that are supposed to win. That's all.

Jockeys don't win races......horses do. Jockeys are in the unenviable position of pretty much only being able to screw up.
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