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McCarron out of the saddle into the hotseat?

Hall of Fame jockey Chris McCarron has started his second career in horse racing as general manager of Santa Anita.

Updated: April 12, 2003, 10:00 PM ET
By Bill Finley | Special to ESPN.com

Imagine taking a 10-pound apprentice with little experience and no history of success and putting him aboard the favorite in the Santa Anita Derby. No one would ever do it. Normally, you don't take someone without a track record and put him in charge of something important. Frank Stronach would never take such a chance with one of his top racehorses, but he's done virtually the same thing with one of his top racetracks. When Stronach announced earlier this month that 48-year-old former jockey ...

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