Q9) What size should my silks be?
In Thoroughbred racing, jockeys don't vary much in size. They're either tall
and thin or short and stocky. Either way, they weigh 117-120 pounds and wear the
same size. Your silksmaker knows this and cuts the silks accordingly.
However, quarter horse and
flat/steeplechase riders are often considerably larger and need more room and length
in body and sleeve. In this case, let your silksmaker help you with the
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help with this topic.
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