Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022

Presented by TwinSpires

Champions Day: Champions for Change “Ladies in Racing”

Countless women have played important roles in the horse racing world, from Diane Crump to Rosie Napravnik, to Laska Durnell and Penny Chenery, women have been instrumental in contributing to the advancement and success of the sport. Champions for Change 2022 will focus on celebrating women in racing, highlighting females breaking down barriers in the industry. 

Ladies in Racing – Here are the Guests that will be joining us for Champions Day (all times are Eastern):

Panel 1 (1:00 PM - 1:30 PM) – Owners & Breeders

  • Owner & Breeder: Barbara Banke, Chairman & Proprietor Jackson Family Wines; Stonestreet Farms
  • Owner & Breeder: Jamie Roth, Co-Founder & Co-Owner LNJ Foxwoods

Panel 2 (1:30 PM - 2:00 PM) – Jockey & Trainer

  • Jockey: Jessica Pyfer
  • Trainer: Helen Pitts
Panel 3 (1:30 PM - 2:30 PM) – Aftercare & Veterinarians
  • Aftercare: Dot Morgan, Founder & Executive Director New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program 
  • Veterinarian: Ferrin Peterson, Jockey & Veterinarian
  • Veterinarian: Dr. Rhonda Rathgeber, Hagyard Equine Medical Institute

Panel 4 (2:30 PM -3:00) – Kentucky Derby Partners

  • Industry Partner: Eden Bridgeman Sklenar, Owner & Chairwoman of Ebony/Jet
  • Industry Partner: Elizabeth McCall, Woodford Reserve Assistant Master Distiller

Panel 5 (3:00 PM - 3:30 PM) – Industry Executive
  • Industry Executive: Shannon Arvin, President & CEO Keeneland Association
  • Industry Executive: Dora Delgado, Executive Vice President & Chief Racing Officer Breeders’ Cup World Championships


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