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Fashion & Beauty

Derby Day: Rosie Runs For The Roses

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.

The Kentucky Derby is always the first Saturday of May. I know it is a horse race, but today I was only interested in the filly from New Jersey named Rosie. That would be Rosie Napravnik, the only female jockey in today’s race.

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The Day after The Derby- I’ll Have Another

By Laura Baudo Sillerman
By Laura Baudo Sillerman

In the face of what is wrong with thoroughbred racing, the sight of a long shot-- ridden by a rookie, named for a ritual between husband and wife-- closing in on and beating a hands-down favorite was a beautiful thing to see.

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Rachel Alexandra and Marylou Whitney. Horse Racing Heroines.

By Laura Baudo Sillerman
This story gets a little intricate, but try to stay with me, because, in the end, it’s the story of a good and smart woman doing the right thing. Saturday’s Preakness Stakes, the second jewel in horse racing’s Triple Crown, allows for only fourteen horses. When the owner of Rachel Alexandra, a fabulous filly who ran The Kentucky Oaks rather…
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