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Birth Date: October 08, 1984
Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland
2013 SEASON: ranked seventh in the local standings with 57 victories…tied for top spot with seven stakes wins…teamed up with Eighttofasttocatch for four stakes victories, including the Maryland Million Classic and a second place finish in the Pimlico Special (G3)…finished third in the Battle Of The Sexes Jockey Challenge on Black-Eyed Susan Day…rode Nellie Cashman to victory in the Virginia Oaks (G3) for her first graded score…ranked 68th in North America with a career-high $3.5 million in earnings.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: runner-up for an Eclipse Award for outstanding apprentice in 2010…won 119 races with the bug… was the leading jockey in Maryland with 104 victories at Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course… won 106 victories from June 29-December 18, winning the Laurel Park summer and fall riding titles… career-best four winners on December 2 and December 16…rode Fascinatin’ Rhythm to victory in the 2010 Geisha Stakes for top client Dickie Small, her first stakes win…teamed up with Capixaba for six victories during 2010 fall stand…tied for 89th in North America with 129 winners…began working for the late conditioner Mikey Smithwick at the age of 11 and galloped horses for trainers Holly Robinson and Dickie Small at Pimlico before making her professional debut in the summer of 2009…won her first race aboard Colony Club at Colonial Downs on June 30, 2009 for trainer Alexandra White, Smithwick’s longtime assistant…ranked third in the Maryland standings in 2011…captured her first Maryland Million victory aboard Pocket Patch (Turf) that same year.
PERSONAL: attended Garrison Forest School in Baltimore County, where she was on the polo team…. obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the Maryland Institute College of Art…agent is Jay “Shug” Burtis.