Californian former horse race jockey Bill Sutton is found beaten to death on the tracks. Patrick and the CBI team investigate possible motives from ruthless colleague - and stable competition, gambling, personal debts, an alleged accident and possible cheating. Patrick devises a complicated sting to trick the killer. Written by
Did You Know?
Twin horses featured in this episode are called Castor's Folly and Pollock's Dream, according to signs on their stalls. In Greek and Roman mythology, Castor and Pollux (not Pollock) were twins who were transformed into the constellation Gemini ("The Twins"). Pollock is the common name for various species of edible fish. See more
Castor's Folly and Pollock's Dream are supposed to be identical, but when shown together on the track after Grace dismounts Pollock's Dream, Castor's Folly is a golden color, while Pollock's Dream is a deep rich brown. See more
[the ME finds a card on the victim
That's my card!
How did you do that?
Card tricks? A man has lost his life. You should be ashamed of yourself.
References The Red Pony