Great Women in the Sport of Kings: America's Top Women Jockeys Tell Their Stories

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Scooter Toby Davidson, Valerie Anthony
Syracuse University Press, 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 132 pages
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This text considers the phenomenon of female jockeys. It takes a look at their lives and offers portraits of how they overcame personal and professional obstacles. The introduction explores the implications of women in sport, the struggles female jockeys face and the significance of their success.

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Women were not allowed to be jockeys in horse races until 1969. In the 30 years since, obstacles have fallen until, today, female jockeys are usually "taken for granted at tracks." This oral history ... Read full review

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Davidson has spent more than twenty years in the field of design and promotion.

Anthony promotes new artists and writers.

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