Luis Saez, who will ride Itsaknockout in the Florida Derby at Gulfstream on Saturday, lost his brother, Juan, also a jockey, in a racing accident in Indiana in October. Itsaknockout is second in the betting odds to Upstart.
Luis Saez, who will ride Itsaknockout in the Florida Derby at Gulfstream on Saturday, lost his brother, Juan, also a jockey, in a racing accident in Indiana in October. Itsaknockout is second in the betting odds to Upstart. Coglianese photos
Luis Saez, who will ride Itsaknockout in the Florida Derby at Gulfstream on Saturday, lost his brother, Juan, also a jockey, in a racing accident in Indiana in October. Itsaknockout is second in the betting odds to Upstart. Coglianese photos

Linda Robertson: Jockey Luis Saez rides with heavy heart but not fear

March 27, 2015 09:35 PM

UPDATED March 28, 2015 11:22 AM

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Linda Robertson has been a reporter at the Herald since 1983. She writes sports features and columns and has covered both the Winter and Summer Olympics beat.