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