Ticker
  • Distinctiv Passion is a sharp winner of the Midnight Lute Stakes Posted 9 hours ago
  • Divine Oath holds on for the win in the W.L. McknightPosted 9 hours ago
  • Speechify rolls late in the Mr. ProspectorPosted 10 hours ago
  •  Rise Up skips away in a sloppy WoodchopperPosted 10 hours ago
  • Irish Mission best in the La Prevoyante Posted 10 hours ago
  • Bayern ditches blinkers, breezes 4F in  :47.80 at Santa Anita (13/61)Posted 10 hours ago
  • Irish Jasper gets up for the win in the Gasparilla Posted 11 hours ago
  • California Chrome sports blinkers, covers 5F in 1:00.60 at Los Al (5/15)Posted 12 hours ago
  • Overcontrol announces himself with a strong debut performance at Gulfstream Posted 12 hours ago
  • Shared Belief refuses to lose in the Grade 1 Malibu! Posted 1 day ago

Rene Douglas: Two months later

He wakes up to a million-dollar view, the waters of Lake Michigan glistening in golden sunlight beyond his window. It is picture-perfect, might as well be a postcard scene. But something in the idyllic freedom of it all taunts Rene Douglas. It is freedom he has lost.

Two months ago, he walked through such sunlight to the jockeys' room at Arlington Park, a full day of riding ahead. Hours later he was crushed beneath his mount, a victim of the most tragic accident in the track's 82-year history. Now, in room 718 at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, he is facing the greatest challenge of his life.
Read More

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories