Horse Racing: The Fourth Communion

Bill Hartack obviously gets along with horses lots better than with people. He has no use for sportswriters ("They're always misquoting me"), racing officials ("They have too much power"), or even his fellow jockeys ("None of them are my friends"). But with horses, Jockey Hartack, 31, shares a mystical communion. Nobody has ever won so many stakes (43) or so much money ($3,000,000) in a single season. And when it comes to the biggest race of all, the Kentucky Derby, Hartack is in a class by himself: going into last week's 90th Derby,...

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