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It's a living. These guys like Ortiz bros, Castellano, Rosario are family people. They have children and the rest you know. Often Momzie in the picture like Ortiz bros.
Career can end with injury at any time. Physical longevity difficult.
An ambulance follows 'you around when you work.
Jocks are paid a ride fee per entry.
But not paid travel etc
And only paid for % fees of in the money.
Ahhh.....shades of past derbies!!! Brings back memories of 'ol Calvin Borail and his 3 derby wins in 4 years.
Never was the same after his run in at the Breeders Cup. Got into a spat with i forget. Seemed to have lost it after that.
All right, you made it, welcome to the "other" side!!!...LOL
Just reply to one of the posters here, you'll catch on quick.
Yeah it is definitely different