Alvarado follows fatality with win in Forego
Sunday, September 1, 2013
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It’s not very often a jockey will pose in the winner’s circle with a horse who didn’t win the race. However, after Junior Alvarado won the Grade I $500,000 Forego at Saratoga Race Course aboard Strapping Groom on Saturday, and posing atop the winner, he did his interview with NBCSN and then held up a small picture of Saginaw, the popular New York-bred he rode for the last eight races of his life before the 6-year-old gelding was euthanized Friday....