She Heroes (Page 4)

Sue Kenny (formerly Bilborough) moved to the US in 1992.  Growing up in a hunting and pony club environment in Newmarket, England, Sue went on to work in racing yards, riding out for some top trainers. She still considers it an honor to have worked for Major Dick Hern, not only because of the opportunity to get on some top horses but because Major Hern employed very few females. For a time, she looked after a horse called Rhodes for Her Majesty The Queen. SueRead More →

“Hard to write a ‘short’ statement about someone that you have known and admired for over 50 years.  Vivien Malloy is one of two women I call to wish ‘Happy Mother’s Day!’  My high school is walking distance from what was her smaller ‘edition’ of Edition Farm in Waccabuc Ny.  I rubbed horses for her when I worked for Mike Daggett in the early 1980s.  Vivien is the consummate horsewoman. Fiercely knowledgeable with the elegance of a true lady of the turf.  Make no mistake,Read More →

“It is impossible to put into words the strength and leadership of Rosemary at home and the barn. She is my soulmate, partner, and inspiration to be better every day. Not only has she done an amazing job as a mother, her contributions to our stable are invaluable. As our kids have gotten older, the horses and I have benefited from the increase in time that Rose dedicates to the stable. I have never seen another human bond with horses easier than my wife. RoseRead More →

There was no shortage of hands raised when it came time to honor Tracy Attfield. The developer of the hugely successful TLore database has a wealth of devoted personal friends and loyal, satisfied clients throughout the racing industry. “Tracy and I first met in 2005 when TLore, her ingenious management service for Thoroughbred racehorses, was taking the backstretch by storm and redesigning the way trainers handled their day-to-day business operations. Tracy founded TLore in 2002 and it is a self-motivated product of passion, love andRead More →

“A person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievement or noble qualities.” “That’s the definition of a hero and it should come as no surprise to anyone who knows her that the new social media platform ‘SheHero’ has chosen Fay Donk to be the first one profiled. In her quiet, unassuming and almost invisible manner, she has been a driving force in the effort to improve the quality of life for countless backstretch workers on the New York Racing Association circuit forRead More →