Horse racing is experiencing a bad-ride epidemic. The thoroughbred lane looks like the NBA lane. There's a lot of flopping.
From the Breeders Cup races to the late Double at Chicken Feed Downs, jockeys are getting trapped at the rail in five-horse fields and are riding into headlong into impossible fractions.
Here's why: Not all jockeys handicap the races in which they have rides.
Some friends of mine have a horse that runs in middle-priced claiming races and I hung around with ...Read full story
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