The Man Who Takes Street Sense for a Walk Paul Rutherford is a key player as Kentucky Derby winner Street Sense goes for the second leg of the Triple Crown in Saturday's Preakness Stakes. Rutherford, a lawyer by trade, serves as the thoroughbred's hotwalker, taking care of him before and after the race.
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The Man Who Takes Street Sense for a Walk

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The Man Who Takes Street Sense for a Walk

The Man Who Takes Street Sense for a Walk

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Lawyer Paul Rutherford is a key player as Kentucky Derby winner Street Sense goes for the second leg of the Triple Crown in Saturday's Preakness Stakes. Rutherford's second job is to serve as the thoroughbred's hotwalker, taking care of him before and after the race. He tells John Ydstie about the job and the horse.