Court ships in to ride Fleetstreet
ARCADIA, Calif. -- Last Thanksgiving, Jon Court chose to ride the longshot Fleetstreet Dancer in the $2.3 million Japan Cup Dirt at Tokyo Race Course instead of staying at Churchill Downs, where he is based most of the year. "The opportunity to go to Japan was such an honor," Court said.
Court, 43, was not just playing tourist. He rode Fleetstreet Dancer to a 48-1 upset in the 16-horse Japan Cup Dirt, the richest victory in Court's career.
"The first time he got on him was in the paddock," ...
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