Bol plans to become a licensed jockey
ANDERSON, Ind. -- Manute Bol, the 7-foot-7 former NBA player from the Sudan, plans to follow his brief stints in hockey and boxing with a venture into horse racing.
Hoosier Park announced Friday that Bol plans to "become the world's tallest jockey" on Oct. 18.
The track, about 30 miles northeast of Indianapolis, said Bol
will become a licensed jockey with the Indiana Horse Racing
Commission in an effort to raise money for his native country. The
news release did not offer further details ...
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