Bacon, Brains, Spikes, Forms, Goats

Bitter Life Of A Shattered Jockey

Patrick Sauer | Deadspin | 23rd May 2019

The action-packed rise and spectacular fall of Mary Bacon, once America’s top woman jockey. “Her life was irresistibly fascinating, but the way she recounted it was also riddled with exaggerations and outright falsehoods. The true stories about Bacon are, in many ways, more fantast…

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