The racing fraternity gathered in mourning at the weekend. Jockeys took time out to remember the wife of one of their own, Jimmy Fortune.
His wife Jan died suddenly at the weekend.
Jockeys may race against each other day but, along with their families, they are a united bunch. They know that anyone of them could be injured, lose their careers or even their life at any moment.
And the spouses of jockeys know what it is like to live with one. The ups and downs on the racecourse and the ups and downs of managing weight.
I was pleased . . .
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