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Sheppard passes torch to next wave of NSA trainers
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JONATHAN SHEPPARD CHATS with jockeys Bernie Dalton (left) and Willie McCarthy in the paddock area at Saratoga before a jump race at the Spa. (Photo courtesy of the NYRA)
In the afterglow of yet another victory in a race at the Springdale Race Course, winning trainer Jonathan Sheppard, was asked what, if any, instructions he gave to his rider in the paddock. The affable Englishman flashed a sly smile which turned into a full-fledged laugh as he gave his answer.