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Great Women In The Sport Of Kings America's Top Women Jockeys Tell Their Story

By: Davidson, Scooter Toby and Valerie Anthony (editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Syracuse, NY, Syracuse University Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39292

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Jockeys must be light to ride at the weights which are assigned to their mounts. There are horse carrying weight limits, that are set by racing authorities. The Kentucky Derby, for example, has a weight limit of 126 lb (57 kg) including the jockey's equipment. The weight of a jockey usually ranges from 108 to 118 lb (49 to 54 kg). Despite their light weight, they must be ab... View more info