Jockeys’ Groups Gather for International Conference

  Representatives of jockeys’ organizations from around the world gathered at Monmouth Park Sept. 13 for the first session of a two-day meeting of the International Conference on Health, Safety, and Welfare of Jockeys. Medical professionals and jockey advocates discussed matters including insurance for jockeys riding overseas, research into concussions and spinal cord injuries, and setting minimum…

Weekend follow-ups

Some follow-ups from the weekend: An entirely accidental series of clicks led me to the following information about Pappy’s Double H. Pappy’s Double H was named in honor of Charles R. Wood by his daughter Charlene.Charlie Wood was co-founder with Paul Newman of the Double H Ranch a Hole inthe Wall Gang Camp for critically…