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  1. Board stands up for jockey mom

    Jane McManus

    Kayla Stra was understandably outraged when one of the Betfair Hollywood Park track stewards allegedly told her she needed to choose between being a jockey and a mother. So much for having it all. Stra told a local Southern California radio stati...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  2. Julie Krone's Belmont triumph

    Lizzie Haldane

    Back on this date in 1993, jockey Julie Krone became the first and only woman to win a Triple Crown race, capturing the Belmont Stakes while riding Colonial Affair. In 2000 Krone became the first woman inducted into the National Museum of Thoroughbre...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  3. Rosie Napravnik looks to ride into history

    Lizzie Haldane

    We're ticking toward the "best two minutes in sports" today as the 139th Kentucky Derby is set to start at 6:24 p.m. ET. Rosie Napravnik, a 25-year-old from New Jersey, is hoping to become the first female jockey to win it. She already has posted the...

    Blog | May 04, 2013
  4. espnW -- Jockey Rosie Napravnik was born to ride

    Melissa Isaacson

    Rosie Napravnik will try to become the first female jockey to win the Kentucky Derby, but she stands out a lot more for her skill than her gender.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2013
  5. Getting ready to face San Antonio

    Candace Parker

    Playoffs are a time for teams to remember the past with a chance of changing the future. Going forward, each game matters and it's win or go home. The regular season allows teams to jockey for home-court advantage and gain the best position to be the...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  6. Chantal Sutherland chasing history at Breeders' Cup Classic

    Robyn Norwood

    No woman jockey has won the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic. On 10-1 shot Game On Dude, Chantal Sutherland will try to become the first.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2011
  7. Games We're Watching -- Mid-summer shuffle

    Patricia Lee

    There is plenty of action on the diamond as teams jockey for position. The WNBA winds down to this All-Star break and the WPS heats up with a WWC rematch in today's Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2011
  8. About Last Night -- A Dallas Mav-ssacre

    Whitney Holtzman

    It was a wild weekend. The two-time defending NBA champs were swept out of the playoffs, another no-hitter was thrown in baseball, and the winning Kentucky Derby jockey wouldn't have raced if it weren't for a broken nose. Here's what else you missed.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2011
  9. Kentucky Derby -- Diane Crump reflects on her Derby day

    Brian Landman

    As a kid, trainers had to smuggle her onto a track. At 21, she became the first woman jockey to ride in the Kentucky Derby, the greatest race of all.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2011
  10. Kentucky Derby: Rosie Napravnik riding for history

    Pete Alfano

    The jockey of Pants On Fire is causing a stir as just the sixth woman to ride in the Kentucky Derby.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2011
  11. Kentucky Derby -- No matter what, Kathy Ritvo wins

    Pete Alfano

    Three years ago, Kathy Ritvo watched the Kentucky Derby from a hospital bed, awaiting a new heart. Today, she feels better than ever -- and is saddling her first Derby horse, Mucho Macho Man.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2011