We saw a nasty fall at the races on Monday when jockey Paul Mulrennan suffered an injury and was taken to hospital. He'll likely be out of action for some time to come.
We do take jockeys for granted. And how tough they have to be.
Many punters complain about jockeys. Some of us do so when we are talking through our pocket. You don't need the fingers on both hands to count how often I have singled out a jockey for criticism over the years. I've done so only when some transgression is obvious and lets . . .
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