Ha ha, that wasn't directed at you so much as "that person" trolling around who is like, "OMGZ, that hurt the ponehs! Racing/Bits/Ties/Riding is CRUEL!"
And for the safety of that jockeys. It's pretty hard to get your racehorse to stop with a bit slipped under the tongue.
Like trying to stop a fright train by running it into a marshmellow wall!