Saturday, February 25 2012
Sellers Back to Riding ‘As Good As I’ve Ever Ridden’
NEW ORLEANS (Wednesday, February 22, 2012) – “Shane Sellers,” jockey agent Fred Aime remarked on a quiet morning at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, “has made more comebacks than Sugar Ray Robinson.”
Given the tendency of jockey agents to pontificate upon the merits of their riders while sometimes demonstrating disregard for actual facts in the matter, we leave it up to the reader to discern whether Mr. Aime’s quotation may include slight exaggeration. This we know, however, regarding the matter of coming back to racing successfully – one need only look at the rider’s record of the past three years to ascertain that his return has been quite the achievement.
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