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Go East, young man
William Leggett
December 08, 1980
Chris McCarron rode out of the West to carry away this year's jockey laurels
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December 08, 1980

Go East, Young Man

Chris McCarron rode out of the West to carry away this year's jockey laurels

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Now, although the days and nights of autumn have been long and punishing for McCarron, he knows that soon he'll rest. "I have to get a couple of weeks off," he says, "because on December 26 Santa Anita opens, and I must be ready for that meeting. I need to get off to a good start because that is really the beginning of the 1981 racing year." It sounds as if McCarron wants to stand on top of the wave again.

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