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Donna Barton Biography - Born To Ride, Chronology, Awards And Accomplishments - CONTACT INFORMATION

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1966-

American jockey

American Donna Barton, considered among the most successful female jockeys of all time, is one of only a handful of female jockeys to ride in a Breeders' Cup event. Barton took on her first job as a jockey as a way to earn enough money to attend college. Second only to top-ranked Judy Krone in wins among female jockeys, she had won $4.6 million in purse earnings by 1998.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Address: c/o Churchill Downs, 700 Central Ave., Louisville, KY 40208.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Books

Davidson, Scooter Toby, editor. Great Women in the Sport of Kings. Dimensions Press, 1999.

McEvoy, John, and Julie McEvoy. Women in Racing: In Their Own Words. Eclipse Press, 2001.

Julie Krone Biography - Like Mother, Like Daughter, A Love Of Speed, Chronology, History At Belmont, The Long Road Back - SELECTED WRITINGS BY KRONE: [next]

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about 6 years ago

Hey Donna, I have been an onwer for over 20 years now. I had the pleasure of you riding for me once. I would like to say thanks for the winner that day at Churchill Downs. 11-14-94 on a horse named Trout Creek. Always did like the way you rode and how nice you are. Hope all is good with Frankie Brothers and you. Andrew

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about 8 years ago

Donna, Did you live in Edinboro,Pa. a long, long time ago? like 25 years ago.