River's Prayer going for five in row
DEL MAR, Calif. -- For a man briefly rendered unconscious, jockey Clinton Potts has distinct recollections of River's Prayer's last start at Del Mar.
In the 2006 Torrey Pines Stakes, River's Prayer stumbled at the start, unseated Potts, and then ran loose before crashing through the rail.
"She busted me on the chin" at the start, Potts said. "I was knocked out for a second."
Potts and River's Prayer remain friends. He has subsequently ridden her to five stakes wins, including ...
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