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Friday, May 16, 2014

Jockey stands up early at Pimlico, gets nailed at the line

For the first 3,920 feet of the race, jockey Stacie Clark-Rogers
worked to guide Graced to the lead heading down the stretch of the Lady
Legends Race at Pimlico.

Everything changed in the final 40 feet of the six-furlong race on a sloppy track.

stood up to celebrate what she though was a 1 1/2 length victory when
Zuerstgold, with Andrea Jean Seefeldt aboard, completed a stretch run
rally to win by a nose. Here's the video.


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