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Jockeys must forget danger

Awareness is likely the greatest intangible a thoroughbred jockey can possess. He or she must always know every detail of each race — whether it's in front, behind or next to them.

However, the ability to forget is necessary, too. They must forget an ambulance trails their every move. They must forget that vehicle is there because their jobs are among the most dangerous in sports. And they must never ponder the reality of what can happen in the blink of an eye.
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