Rev. Eddie Donnally

Hall Of Fame Jockey Romero Candidate For Liver, Kidney Transplant

Often injured jockey Randy Romero received word from his doctors at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans on Wednesday that he is officially a candidate for a liver and kidney transplant. Romero, who spent three days at the hospital last week undergoing tests, said the transplant will require an 11-hour surgery and will now include […]

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Paraplegic Former Jockey Anne Von Rosen: ‘I Will Walk Again’

“A man does what he must—in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures—and that is the basis for all human morality.” John F. Kennedy, Profiles in Courage Paraplegic former jockey, Anne Von Rosen, is writing her own chapter. “I’m determined to fight and not give up,” she said from her apartment […]

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Donnally: The Story of ‘Electric Jockeys’ and How to Rid the Sport of Them

Rev. Eddie Donnally is a former jockey and now an ordained minister. He is author of “Ride the White Horse: A Checkered Jockey’s Story of Racing, Rage and Redemption” as well as a former racing writer for the Dallas Morning News. It’s the day before Seattle Slew will win the Kentucky Derby and start his successful […]

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