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Welcome to the majors, kid: Saratoga Springs High School grad Davis makes riding debut

Apprentice jockey Dylan Davis, center, entering the paddock with his father trailing behind to make his racing debut aboard Black Rhino during the fourth race at Saratoga Race Course on Monday, July 6, 2012.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Apprentice jockey Dylan Davis, center, entering the paddock with his father trailing behind to make his racing debut aboard Black Rhino during the fourth race at Saratoga Race Course on Monday, July 6, 2012.
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Dylan Davis wasn’t in a hurry to wipe the dirt off his upper lip. For the baby-faced apprentice jockey, making his career debut in a pair of races at Saratoga Race Course on Monday, it was like a faint brown right of passage. As good as a full-blown, hairy handlebar hung from his nose. It remained there while the 18-year-old son of trainer and former jockey Robbie Davis talked to a horde of reporters in ...


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