Women in Racing

Higgins Rides First Winner at Santa Anita

From The Blood-Horse In her fourth mount, apprentice Rosie Higgins broke her maiden in the second race at Santa Anita Park Feb. 11 aboard Blue Law. With her husband—Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux—looking on in civilian attire, Higgins sat a close second at the...

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Michelle Payne Makes Melbourne Cup History

By Myra Lewyn from The Blood-Horse Prince Of Penzance scored the unlikeliest of victories in the Emirates Melbourne Cup (Aus-I) Nov. 3 at Flemington, as the 100-1 shot carried the first female jockey to victory in the history of Australia's most famous race. A crowd...

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New mom Broussard restarts jockey career

By Jennie Rees From The Courier-Journal Here's what apprentice jockey Ashley Broussard's weekly schedule involves: Five mornings a week, the 22-year-old drives between 25 minutes to an hour each way to work horses at Evangeline Downs or one of the two big training...

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Napravnik, Sharp Welcome Baby Boy

By Frank Angst from The Blood-Horse Retired jockey Rosie Napravnik and her husband, trainer Joe Sharp, announced the birth of their son Carson Wayne Sharp June 1. Napravnik, who announced her retirement to focus on family at last year's Breeders' Cup World...

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