Friday, April 26, 2013

Derby Trivia

On February 22, 1989, Barbara Jo Rubin became the first female jockey to win a horse race. She rode Cohesian to victory at Charlestown Racetrack in West Virginia. The first woman to ride in the Kentucky Derby was Diane Crump on May 2, 1970.


the dogs' mother said...

My grandparents took me to a horse race when I was 12-ish. Ended up with me owning and showing a Tennessee Walker/Arab. He had saddles and gear for English and Western, his own trailer and a stallion as his bestest friend.