Police say a 21-year-old jockey allegedly masturbated on the deck of a second-floor apartment in Bensalem, Pa., broke in when a woman called 911, attacked two people in another apartment, and got shot in the chest.
It is a banner day for women of the equine genus, as one proud mare cast off the shackles of man and achieved the pinnacle of her sport during today's sixth race at Belmont.
Chantal Sutherland is not unattractive. But the Canadian rider, with more than 10 years of experience, has headed off any Danica-style criticism by actually being quite good at her job. Thankfully for her, that body of work will also prevent her from being known chiefly as the jockey who nearly rode drunk.
Last night, Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux is said to have intentionally driven his silver 2003 Porsche Carrera into a lady "peace officer" in the Saratoga Race Course parking lot. Bad form, yo.
Jockeys are short little people with high voices that everyone makes fun of because they ride ponies for a living, but let me tell you something, brother—these guys (and gals) are complete badasses.
What could be worse than being busted for marijuana in a random drug test? Well, perhaps being known for the rest of your life as "The Dildo Jockey." Yeah, that would be a little embarrassing, we think.
On Friday, we told you about Extreme Day, a horse racing promotional event that featured skateboarding, clockwise (backwards) racing and, our favorite, jockey races. (Complete with gates!)
Because nothing amuses us like jockeys, here's a neat — if not necessarily new — promotion they're trying at Calder Race Course this weekend: A jockey race! Because nothing's more compelling that five-foot-tall guys sprinting.
We had a crazy, fantastical dream last night. In our fevered slumber, we dreamed that the Rev. Jesse Jackson had teamed with the former agent to Dennis Rodman to represent The Jockeys' Guild. Thats what we get for eating Laotain food just before bedtime. Thankfully, we got a good night's rest, and ... what? It was…