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Jockeying for position
Jockeying for position

Behind a door just off the paddock area of Pimlico Race Course, several jockeys are prepping for the day's races. They're handicapping the competition, comparing notes on horses and, in at least one case, going through a yoga sequence: reaching back to pull one leg high overhead in the Dancer's Pose, touching nose to knee for the Pyramid. Perhaps this is also happening in the men's locker room, but there's decidedly more stretching space here where the female jockeys suit up, shower and await their calls to the track. But maybe not for much longer: With the success of female jockeys such as Rosie Napravnik, who will ride in Saturday's Preakness Stakes, more...

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