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Gaudet, Wolfendale Break New York's Glass Ceiling

On Thursday, August 10, as the New York Racing Association’s Talking Horses television show began, two women sat behind the desk, ready to handicap that day’s Saratoga card for the thousands on-track and watching on television and the internet. 140 more words

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Time for NYRA to end "Fabulous Fillies" foolishness

The New York Racing Association is holding its annual exercise in lip-service to women with its “Fabulous Fillies Day” at Saratoga on Thursday.  You know the drill: pink is the… 393 more words

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No Spa Fairy Tale for Rider Keri Brion

On the morning of July 27, Keri Brion sat on a golf cart on Saratoga’s backstretch and glumly watched torrents of rain soak the turf course. 266 more words

Women In Racing

From sleeping in her car to the Indy 500: How Janet Guthrie changed racing for women

INDIANAPOLIS – Janet Guthrie used to sleep in her car.

Long before Danica Patrick, Katherine Legge, Sarah Fisher or Pippa Mann were offered sponsorships in competitive racing, Guthrie funded herself and drove — and slept in — her own cars. 1,353 more words


Different generations, same goals for Eppler and Gaudet

They are of different generations. They train at different racetracks. One was born into the business, the other came to it late, in the face of family resistance. 46 more words

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