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Rookie jockey rides for the first time at Churchill Downs

(Louisville, KY)

On Sunday , 21-year old jockey, Natalie Turner,  a Kentucky native, fulfilled a long-time dream as she rode for the first time at Churchill Downs.   In the eighth race, Turner aboard first-time starter, Glimmers, finished sixth.

The race was only the fourteenth of her young career.  She hopes to enter one more race before the Churchill meet ends on July Fourth.

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