nate hubbard

Apprentice jockey Nate Hubbard hung on for second place when his horse, Sweetwater Oak, stumbled near the finish line at Golden Gate Fields and flipped the rider out of his saddle. As he tumbled forward, Hubbard grabbed on to the filly’s neck and hung in mid-air until the race was over. The track stewards ruled it an official finish because Hubbard’s feet never touched the ground and Sweetwater Oak carried her assigned weight throughout the race. Feb 3, 1989


Hey, that picture of Nate Hubbard hanging onto Sweetwater Oak’s neck?

Yeah, here’s the video.

Because I love you guys.