Against the Odds: Riding for My Life
Jerry Bailey has been called "the Michael Jordan of racing." One of the greatest jockeys ever to break from the starting gate, Bailey has won every major race-and then won it again. He's set earnings and stakes records and entered the Hall of Fame. In the sport of kings, Jerry Bailey is the king of jockeys. But first, he had to beat his own personal demons.
Against the Odds vividly chronicles Bailey's years of drinking, cruelty, anger, and despair, the moment of truth when he decided he wanted to live again-and his astonishing rise to the top. As thrilling as the stretch drive, it's a fiercely candid autobiography of professional racing's greatest jockey and his most exhilarating victory of all-against himself.
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AGAINST THE ODDS: Riding for My LifeUser Review - Kirkus
An ace jockey gives a sincere, straightforward account of his alcoholism and his sensational career.Bailey always loved horses, from his youth in Texas, through his years working as an apprentice, and ... Read full review
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Bailey was recently ranked the finest jockey of his time by Sports Illustrated , having won the Eclipse Award as the nation's best jockey seven out of the past ten years and having won the Kentucky ... Read full review
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