Julie Krone

Born: July 24, 1963

only woman to ride winner in a Triple Crown race when she took 1993 Belmont Stakes aboard Colonial Affair; retired in 1999 as all-time winningest female jockey with over 3,000 wins; became the first female jockey named to hall of fame in 2000; came out of retirement in 2002, winning 2003 Breeders Cup race aboard Halfbridled.

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More on Julie Krone from Fact Monster:

  • Horse Racing - Horse Racing The first woman jockey was Alicia Meynell of England. She first competed in a ...
  • Timeline: Women in Sports - From Mt. Olympus to Cooperstown, N.Y.
  • Horse Racing - Horse Racing A horse named Aristides won the very first Kentucky Derby way back in 1875. The race ...

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