How do people become jockeys?

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I've always been interested in horse racing, and I really want to become a jockey. I know horse racing is a dangerous sport for both riders and horses but ever since they said they were going to make the sport safer, my interest in it increased....

Vicki J says: Jockeys are paid on a per mount (race) basis. The fees are between $30 per mount and $100 per mount depending on the purse structure at each particular track. Those are the fees jockeys receive if...

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