Category Archives: The Outrider

More About Joyce Goldschmidt Bachner

Stories and reminiscences about the Maryland-based horsewoman profiled in “The hardest working exercise boy at Pimlico is a girl.

Published on January 5, 2018 by Eliza McGraw
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The Story of Joan Pratt

The remarkable story of Joan Pratt, a jockey and trainer in 1940’s and 50s, as told by her daughter.

Published on June 1, 2016 by Eliza McGraw
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George Smith, The 1916 Derby and Beyond

The 1916 Kentucky Derby winner, widely considered unremarkable in victory, made up for it years later with a dazzling performance against other Kentucky Derby winners.

Published on May 2, 2016 by Eliza McGraw
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Early Women Jockeys

Anna Lee Aldred became the first woman to receive a jockey’s license in 1939, but what of the women who came before her?

Published on March 2, 2016 by Eliza McGraw
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