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(Studio) Penny Early, 25, wants to be jockey. Male jockeys say they won't race if she does.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Louisville, Kentucky) Penny Early exercises horses at Churchill Downs. She hoped to draw mount for later race. [JOCKEY - says she'll have problem taking shower after race.] [2nd JOCKEY - says sport should be kept as man's game.] [3rd JOCKEY - says this is contact sport. She should be at home taking care of men.] She failed to draw mount today. [EARLY - loves to ride. Wonders why there aren't more girls; it's not that rough. Filly named "1Regret" won Kentucky Derby in 1916; only female horse to ever win.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy
- Murphy, Charles;
- Reynolds, Frank
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