How Jockey Agents Finesse Relationships Among Riders, Trainers and Horses

San Diego CityBeat | September 2, 2009
At its most basic, an agent's job is to convince trainers that they want their best horses ridden by the agent's jockeys. An agent wants to put his riders on a mount in every race of every day and, if at all possible, on the favorite for each race. That means keeping on good terms with every trainer and every owner.

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