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Injured jockey Migliore retires

Updated: June 2, 2010, 7:39 PM ET
By David Grening | Daily Racing Form

ELMONT, N.Y. -- Richard Migliore recalled the day he knew he wanted to be a jockey.

It was Oct. 2, 1976, the day when the mighty 6-year-old Forego, carrying 137 pounds, including Bill Shoemaker, ran down the 3-year-old Honest Pleasure under Craig Perret at 119 pounds to win the Grade 1 Marlboro Cup by a head at muddy Belmont Park.

Migliore was 12 years old.

"I announced to everybody who would listen I was going to be a jockey and I was going to go out there and do what ...

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