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Churchill Downs celebrating women in racing on Champions Day

UNTIL THE DAY OF. 61 5 AM. CHURCHILL DOWNS IS USING CHAMPIONS DAY TO CELEBRATE WOMEN BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS IN THE HORSERACING WORLD. OUR ALEX DURHAM IS LIVE FROM THE BACKSIDEIG HHLIGHTING WOMEN IN RACING. ALEX: GOOD MORNING. WE HAVE MADE HER WAY TO THE TRACK TO WATCH THE MORNING WORKOUTS. WE’ VEINTRODUCED YOU EARLIER TO . DRFARON PETERSON. NOT ONLY ARE YOU A DOCTOR, VETERINARIAN, BUT YOU’RE ALSO A JOCKEY. YOU HAVE NO HORSE RTOIDE RIGHT NOW. WERE NOT TAKING IT TOO MUCH TIME. >>WEREOO GD RIGHT NOW, ENJOYING WATCHING THESE HORSES TRAIN. ALEX: LOOKS LIKE WE HAVE A WET TRACK. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR US JOCKEY ? >>JOCKEYS , ON THE MORNING TO FAST AND HORSES SOEN GERALLY WE LIKE A DRY TRACK. TRAINE RS WALKED AND WAIT TILL BETTER WEATHER. THAT MEANS I’M GOING AROUND THE BARNES GREETING THE HORS ESAND GIVING THEM TREATS, AND WATCHING THEM TRAIN. IT’S NICE TO STAND BACK AND WATCH TO SEE HOW YOUR HORSE MOVES YOU CAN LEARN THINGS BY HORSE. EARLY IN THE WEEK WE TEND TO DO LESS FAST WORK BECAUSE YOU LIKE TO DO IT ABOUT A WE OEK UT FROM THE RACE WISHES USUALLY ON THE WEEKENDS. ALEX: YOU’RE USED TO HOPPING HORSES FROM ALL THE TIME DOES YOUR FREELANCER W.NO >>THAT’S RIGHT SOMETIMES YOU ONLY HAVE EIGHT MINUTES BEFORE A CERA TO WARM UP AND THAT’S’ YOUR FIRST TIME ON THE HORSE. MAKES YOU GOOD WRITER BECAUSE YOU LEARN HOW TO CONNECT WITH THE HORSE IN THE SHORT RUN OF TIME. HOW TO TEACH THE HORSE, THEY KNOW THEY ARE DOING BY THE TIME THEY GET TO THE RACE BUT TO HAVE THE TRUST IN YOU TO GO THROUGH THE WHOLE THING. YOU EARNED THE TRUST. ALEX: CHURCHILL DOWNS IS CELEBRATING WOMEN ON CHAMPIONS DAY. YOU’RE ONE OF THESE WOMEN WHO ARE STANDING ON THE RACING INDUSTRY. DO YOU HAVE SOMEONE YOU’VE ALWAYS LOOKED UP TO IN THE RACING INDUSTRY >>JULIE CRONE, SHE WAS THE FIRST ANSOD FAR ONLY WOMAN IN THE HALL OF FAME. SHE WAS THE ONLY WOMAN TO WIN A CLASSIC RACE WINNING E BELMONT. SHE’S GOT ONE BREEDERS’ CUP, WAS THE FIRST WOMAN TO WIN THE BREEDERS’ CUP. SHE BECAME A JOCKEY AGENT FOR TWO YEARS. SHE MENTORED ME. MY CHILDHOOD IDOL BECAME MY GREATEST TEACHER. MY GOAL IS TO WIN THE KENTUCKY DERBY THEAT AS JOCK.EY SOME PEOPLE HAVE DIFFERENT RACES THEY ASPIRE TO BUT TYPICALLY IF YOU’REN AM AERICAN JOEYCK, THAT’S THE CREAM OF THE CROP. ALEX: IF SHE IS NOT TOO BUSY BEING A VETENARI

Churchill Downs celebrating women in racing on Champions Day

Churchill Downs is celebrating women in racing on Champions Day.Tuesday is Champions Day: Champions for Change “Ladies in Racing.”According to an article on Churchill Downs’ website, “countless women have played important roles in the horse racing world, from Diane Crump to Rosie Napravnik, to Laska Durnell and Penny Chenery, women have been instrumental in contributing to the advancement and success of the sport”.Champions for Change 2022 will focus on celebrating women in racing, highlighting females breaking down barriers in the industry.A Ladies in Racing Symposium will be in the Aristides Lounge from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday.Speakers include Barbara Banke, Jamie Roth, Dot Morgan, Ferrin Peterson, Dr. Rhonda Rathgeber, Eden Bridgeman Sklenar, Elizabeth McCall, Shannon Arvin and Dora Delgado.WLKY’s Alex Durham visited with Dr. Ferrin Peterson, a jockey and equine veterinarian about her experience in the racing industry. She also stopped by a female trainer, Michelle Lovell’s barn.

Churchill Downs is celebrating women in racing on Champions Day.

Tuesday is Champions Day: Champions for Change “Ladies in Racing.”

According to an article on Churchill Downs’ website, “countless women have played important roles in the horse racing world, from Diane Crump to Rosie Napravnik, to Laska Durnell and Penny Chenery, women have been instrumental in contributing to the advancement and success of the sport”.

Champions for Change 2022 will focus on celebrating women in racing, highlighting females breaking down barriers in the industry.

A Ladies in Racing Symposium will be in the Aristides Lounge from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Speakers include Barbara Banke, Jamie Roth, Dot Morgan, Ferrin Peterson, Dr. Rhonda Rathgeber, Eden Bridgeman Sklenar, Elizabeth McCall, Shannon Arvin and Dora Delgado.

WLKY’s Alex Durham visited with Dr. Ferrin Peterson, a jockey and equine veterinarian about her experience in the racing industry. She also stopped by a female trainer, Michelle Lovell’s barn.

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