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Mark Cramer is a Paris-based author who specializes in horse racing, bicycling and off-beat travel.
- 7/11/2012 - THE LEGACY OF JORGE HERRERA
A 2009 study of the Medical Journal of Australia found that being a jockey is more dangerous than being a boxer, with only the job of an offshore fisherman having more risk to lives. I suppose that being a race rider is probably safer in the USA, though 19% of the active riding members of the Jockeys' Guild were out for some time on temporary disability. — (click here to read the entire article)
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