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This week’s prize will a Rafael Bejarano trading card.
Q. Being the first female jockey to win a major US stakes race is huge but how about marrying a movie star! This jockey retired and wed Fred Astaire the actor/dancer (not the horse who finished 3rd in the 1986 Breeders’ Cup Mile). Which of the following is that famous lady?
A) Diane Crump
B) Patricia Cooksey
C) Robyn Smith
D) Abigail Fuller
E) Stirman “Fair Hair” McGinty
ANSWER: C – Robyn Smith. Astaire met Robyn Smith at the racetrack on New
Year’s Day 1973. She was one of the most successful female jockeys in the
world. They married in 1980. Smith was 35.
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