Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens was on a bench near the stable area
racing office Friday morning. Attired in a tee shirt and shorts, the
right knee that Stevens had surgically replaced exactly three weeks ago
was on display for all to see.
“I’m no different than anyone else. They said the first two weeks
(after surgery) would be hell, and they were,” Stevens said. “But I’ve
gotten rid of my cane, I’m walking and driving again and that’s the main
Stevens, 51, has expressed intentions to ride again which would be an
achievement believed to be without precedent in racing, especially at
major circuit levels.