Most notably, I wound up on an ill-advised detour walking a stretch down in the concrete barrens of the Los Angeles River in an attempt to right a course error
early on that had led to a dead end along the Sepulveda Basin.
Bassem Mahde and UFO were on track to success when an unfortunate course error
cost him the class.
Steve Dennis was most critical in his article (November 22), to which I now respond: vvWhat can we do about reducing the incidence of jockey course errors
? First, we will revisit any recorded incidents concerning the taking of the wrong course over the years and work closely with the BHA and other interested parties to once again see what we can do to reduce the occurrence.