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02/05/1970 The first woman jockey rides at the Kentucky Derby


The Vault: The woman who broke the Derby's glass ceiling

Diane Crump is an American jockey and horse trainer. She became the first female jockey to ride in the Kentucky Derby. Crump won the first race on the undercard that day, and then on a horse named Fathom, came in 15th in a 17-horse field in the Derby.
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