Strangeness aside, Jimmy thought little of it. Then, a few years later at Hialeah, about 1978, a tossed-aside ticket blew away and clung to his leg as if they were destined to meet. Jimmy picked it up to examine the numbers; it was a winner. An earlier race's top three finishers were all long shots, and this $2 straight trifecta bet had predicted it exactly. It was his to claim, as the man with no legs had before.