Back on Course
As Des O’Keefe, the general manager of the Australian Jockey's Association, recently noted, being a jockey is the only job in the world where “you are followed by an ambulance every time you go to work in the expectation that something disastrous can happen.” We look at the challenges jockeys face in their workplace, and the systems currently in place to assist them in the case of injury or death, as well as plans for imp...
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Published 29 November, 2010 | Updated 30 November, 2010