The Jiggy Joggers is a memoirs book covering 60+ years of the author's life, his love of music and harness racehorses. Dennis attended Sacramento High School, Sacramento City College, and Sacramento State College. He had a successful career in music, playing drums or keyboards. Dennis toured halfway round the world with many celebrities. (Jimmy Rogers-"Honeycomb"), Pat Boone, Danny Thomas, The Coasters, The Drifters, The list goes on. In this memoirs book, Dennis tells of the many experiences and sometimes humorous events that happened along the way. In 1982, Dennis bought his first harness racehorse. Also, in 1982, Dennis met Leon and Lester Smith. (two black boys from Tennesee) Leon was a driver and Lester was a trainer of harness racehorses. Dennis, being half Italian, became good friends with the Smith Brothers and spent most of his time in the backstretch between 1982 and 1992 at Cal Expo in Sacramento, California. Near the end of this book, Dennis tells of an amazing event which first inspired him to write this book involving Dennis, the Smith Brothers, and a nine year old horse named "Saturday Dan."
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Published April 17, 2009
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