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C.J. Meyer, 17-year-old apprentice jockey, 1948

Posted on April 27, 2018 | in Uncategorized | by

Apprentice jockey C. J. Meyer, 17, right, weighed in at Keeneland in April 1948, as his father, former jockey, C. J. Meyer, Sr., watched. The younger Meyer was tied for top riding honors with Steve Brooks at the track’s Spring meet, bringing home seven winners. Today is the last day of the Spring meet with the first post at 1:05pm. Photo by John C. Wyatt | Staff

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