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Jockey Joe Rocco Jr Following in His Fathers Footsteps


Jockey Joe Rocco, Jr., grew up idolizing his father. The senior Rocco rode for 34 years and won 3,714 races in an excellent career. “I always wanted to be like him,” Joe Jr. said. “Everybody on the track likes him. He treats everybody with respect, from the grooms to the top owners. I am very…

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