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
For the big race at the end, the horses first load into the gate on the turf course, however, all subsequent footage of the race is made up of a montage of multiple races on dirt. See more
Yeah. I've been hearing about that trick all day. Very impressive.
Trick? It's no trick. I actually listen to the animals.
[a horse neighs in the background
Did you hear that? He doesn't like you suit.
References The Red Pony