Excerpts from <i>Women in Racing: In Their Own Words</i>

The following excerpts are from Women in Racing: In Their Own Words, published in September 2001 by Eclipse Press. By the father-daughter team of John and Julia McEvoy, Women in Racing is a collection of candid interviews with 18 women who broke into the once predominately male bastion of horse racing. Their honest and moving stories recount the everday challenges they overcame to pursue their dreams. The paths these women took weren't always smooth, but through talent, determination, and hard work, they succeeded. Their stories combine to form a compelling picture of racing behind the scenes and give wonderful insight into the challenges and strides made by women in racing.

We'll be adding new excerpts each week:


Week of August 25: Linda Rice--Not Afraid of Hard Work

Week of September 1: The Bartons--Pioneering Spirits

Week of September 8: Charlsie Cantey--Network Natural

Week of September 15: Jenine Sahadi--Against the Odds

Week of September 22: Alice Chandler--In Her Father's Image

Week of September 29: Francesca Rabadan--Spit and Polish

Week of October 6: Barbara Livingston--Passionate Vision

Week of October 13: Mary Scollay--Speaking Their Language

Week of October 20: Christine Janks--The Nonconformist

Week of October 27: Jane Goldstein--Premier Publicist

Week of November 3: Christine Salvino--The Soprano in the Paddock

Week of November 10: Donna Porter--Traveling Team

Week of November 17: Sheryl Stefanowicz--Nine Stories a Day

Week of November 24: Zoe Cadman--Bold and Determined

Week of December 1: Maryjean Wall--The Write Stuff

Week of December 8: Dot Sibille--The Relationship

Week of December 15: Charlene Burkhardt--Tattoo Artist --Final Excerpt

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