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Samuel sitting out pandemic


Added 05 April 2020


FLASHBACK: Owner Sir David Seale (right), trainer Liz Deane (hidden, second from right) and other connections, lead Night Prowler towards the Grand Stand, while jubilant jockey Jalon Samuel celebrates his fifth victory in the Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup. (Picture by Reco Moore)

Jalon Samuel made it back home just before COVID-19 started to affect the United States.

Samuel rode at Gulfstream Park in Florida after winning his fifth Sandy Lane Gold Cup on Night Prowler on March 7 and becoming the most successful rider in the prestigious horse race.

“I went back but I foresaw this whole virus issue, as I was watching it as it progressed,” he said.

“The world won’t listen and do as they were being told so the virus could be contained faster and I would rather be home with my family in this crisis,” he told Sun Sport. (AT)

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