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This could be a real boost to Television’s coverage of horse racing.  

UA project puts fans along for jockey ride too
http://www.canadianbusiness.com/article/36828–ua-project-puts-fans-along-for-jockey-ride-too

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Horse-racing fans live for the pulse-pounding sight of their favorite horses thundering down the track.

Two University of Arizona students want to make that experience up-close and personal — by virtually putting fans in the saddle with video from the jockeys’ point of view.

Kenleigh Hobby and David Matt, students in the UA’s Race Track Industry Program, are developing a system to shoot race video with high-definition cameras on jockeys’ helmets and deliver it to fans.

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