Horse Racing: Inexact but Incorporated

When Eddie Neloy was 14 and a sophomore in high school, he ran away from home to become a jockey. "How was I to know," he sighs, "that I was going to grow up to be 6 ft. 2 in. tall and weigh 220 Ibs.?" Since Eddie couldn't ride, he wound up coaching. Now head trainer for the Phipps family (Millionaire Sportsman Ogden Phipps, his son Dinny Phipps and his mother Mrs. H. C. Phipps), Neloy, 45, is the most successful conditioner of thoroughbred race horses in the U.S.

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