Burning desire. In the death defying adrenaline pumping sport embracing a thoroughbred up to forty miles per hour I just love classes Friday. — joins us now good morning — Good morning John and Diana. The first in class at this exclusive jockey school except — only twelve students into the racing program. According to the jockeys guild their 48 accident a week involving jockeys. And saying here pretty impressive very impressive to see why that’s such a rare event. And interestingly the trainers at the school so they almost prefer students who’ve never written so that I have to break their bad habits — just — and product. United show jumping but. Of licensed jockeys are female and now — top 100 only two are women. It’s funny Rosie actually when she first started her career would actually go by her initials. First summit adrenaline for — money for most it’s nothing more than a simple love of horses when you’re on — — they had — running for. Basically liked the movie Hunger Games expected to — under a 112 pounds he’s young — — risk their health and even their lives. Only 16%. One of those women is — — — panicked and why she’s often alone in the female locker room tomorrow all eyes will be on her she is riding her way into history. So it’s lot more dangerous than NASCAR parachuting or skydiving. And believe it or not eleven are women these young ladies are fighting the sides and Manning up in this macho world. I fell often have more of banking catch and last summer. As a female — is with — one of the guys known for her great writing but I you know she’s a great. They are to try to disguise herself with a male she says she doesn’t love she said she doesn’t love being celebrated. One student — quit and just this week another had a bad fall but — tough bunch taking a chance inspired by Rosie and the problem neck. I don’t think you’ll see me in the Kentucky Derby he senses. It is a rear — a bright pink — helmet flying along the — resource.
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History will be made at the Belmont Stakes tomorrow jockey — — is set to become the first female jockey to ride an all three Triple Crown races. It was very different I mean I think I’ve got this you know I can do this but it really humbling because the technique is so different antics in some ways reverse from. The only jockey school in the US the North American racing academy. And — of course — going to be watching tomorrow’s Belmont Stakes on an entirely new perspective thank you so much — — thanks.
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. A great inspiration these young girls and — The EU and equestrian he did show jumping you but it jockey school you’ve actually got — — thoroughbred Baghdad how is that different. You gotta be one of the guys nineteen year old jockey student mercy yet — knows full well it’s a cutthroat sport. We have ABC’s — Batiste who went to the North American racing academy where would be jockeys — trained. Feel that — about it. — pass. Only first — Friday it was. So now tell me Nikki what exactly does success mean for other females from wanting to be — other young girls me look up to let us. The young woman beneath its brand grew up with her heart set on — A shot as a professional jockey. And you get back on the where she’ll — — — you that. As the first woman ever to — in all three Triple Crown races now princesses you know. Here in Lexington Kentucky where horses and who observed many when he T year old Vanessa — is a few strides away from graduation. Since 1940 at least two jockeys a year in two more a paralyzed every year