AP PHOTOS: Mexico track seen as step for US career

In this July 4, 2014 photo, jockeys get ready to ride to their starting posts before a race at the Hippodrome of the Americas in Mexico City. There are approximately 200 registered jockeys that are skilled enough to ride a half-ton race horse in Mexico. (AP Photo/Sean Havey)MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s only major horse racetrack comes to life at 5 a.m. each day as hundreds of stable workers begin to take the 1,400 racehorses out of their stalls and gallop them around the track before washing and feeding them.