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Julie Krone Biography

Like Mother, Like Daughter, A Love Of Speed, Chronology, History At Belmont, The Long Road BackSELECTED WRITINGS BY KRONE:


American jockey

The winningest woman jockey in thoroughbred racing history, Julie Krone has shattered records throughout her two-decade career, including having the distinction of being the first woman to ride to the winner's circle in a Triple Crown race. But records were not the only things shattered in the course of Krone's streak. She has suffered career-threatening injuries, most notably a smashed ankle in a 1993 on-track spill that could have ended her riding or even taken her life.


(With Nancy Ann Richardson) Riding for My Life. Little, Brown, 1995.

Sketch by Susan Salter

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