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Cover Story - July 2, 2021

The thrill of the race

Bay Area-bred jockey Kyle Frey puts a fresh face on an old sport

by Julia Baum

Thoroughbred horse racing jockey Kyle Frey has crossed the finish line more than 5,600 times at racetracks from California to the East Coast -- including a massive complex in Pennsylvania with a casino and performance venue -- but eventually he always finds himself back in Pleasanton, enjoying the hometown atmosphere at the Alameda County Fairgrounds once again.

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