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Female jockey turns heads at horse races [Video]

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If you go to the Carolina Cup in March, you may notice something a little different about one of the jockeys.

Danielle Hodsdon is one of the only females in the sport and she competes right along side her male counterparts.

Danielle is one of the handful of female jockeys in the sport, but it didn’t take her much to earn the respect of the guys.

“Sometimes men will look out for the girls. But now I am pretty much one of them,” Hodsdon said.

“Every once in a while they will be like, ‘Oh there’s a girl!’ It gives them somebody to root for,” Hodsdon said.

Read more and watch that story: Female jockey turns heads at horse races

Photo: Flickr user andrewmartin

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Written by allpositivenews

02/27/2009 at 12:12 am

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