I was soooo distracted I couldn’t keep my head in the race.
Grew up on a little ranch in Arizona, been around horses since he could walk. That was pretty darn scary last March when we went to Dubai—talk about a long plane ride—for that big deal race and Bobby had a heart attack. You had to feel for him too, losing the Breeders’ Cup by a hair on Zenyatta—talk about a hot mare. When you meet Bobby, don’t forget to compliment him about his mane. I just hope the Romneys don’t have their eye on me.
Who’s excited to see Katherine Brooks back in action, at the helm of an epic sports story?
"All women can kind of probably agree with me, however, sometimes you get an offer because I'm a woman. Sometimes these opportunities come and by marketing myself I've got more opportunities to get on other horses and other owners want me to ride because of that." Also joining in the cause on Saturday is British jockey Hayley Turner, a proven big-race performer at home who rides in the major sprint on Saturday ahead of the World Cup.
S., is the richest weekend in American horse racing.
This year the country’s top horseflesh comes to Santa Anita on November 2 and 3 to vie for the million in prize money.
"But he is a horse with a big heart and I have never felt a horse try so hard in my entire life, so to me he's the best horse I've ever ridden in my life for that particular characteristic." Sutherland is a well-known figure in Canada and her own website describes herself as "jockey, actress and model".
But she recalled the struggle to break into the male dominated sport of horse racing.