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September 29, 1992 | JAY HOVDEY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Laurie Gulas looked a little green around the gills. "I hate hospitals," said the Canadian-born jockey as she walked down a corridor at Pomona Valley Medical Center. "I can visit once, but going back again gets to me." Gulas was visiting Sandi Gann, who had suffered two broken bones in her neck in an accident at Fairplex Park the previous day. Gann was in traction and could hardly swallow, but that didn't stop her from talking about the spill.
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February 21, 1997 | BILL CHRISTINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After she lost to Gary Stevens last March in a gimmicky Santa Anita match race that proved nothing, Julie Krone made an offhand remark about possibly returning to California to ride regularly. But no one in these parts has been surprised that with the start of a new year, Krone is ensconced at Gulfstream Park in Florida, where she usually spends her winters quite successfully.
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February 21, 1997 | BILL CHRISTINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After she lost to Gary Stevens last March in a gimmicky Santa Anita match race that proved nothing, Julie Krone made an offhand remark about possibly returning to California to ride regularly. But no one in these parts has been surprised that with the start of a new year, Krone is ensconced at Gulfstream Park in Florida, where she usually spends her winters quite successfully.
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May 3, 1996 | BOB MIESZERSKI
Hollywood Park has reached an agreement with betting outlets in Nevada and will start sending the signal of its races there beginning with tonight's races. Nevada had not received the signal for the first five days of the 67-day season. The agreement is for this meeting only, and negotiations between the two parties will continue.
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May 3, 1996 | BOB MIESZERSKI
Hollywood Park has reached an agreement with betting outlets in Nevada and will start sending the signal of its races there beginning with tonight's races. Nevada had not received the signal for the first five days of the 67-day season. The agreement is for this meeting only, and negotiations between the two parties will continue.
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July 24, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Jockey Julie Krone has threatened to file a lawsuit against a video company that showed an obscenity appearing over her image during a race track telecast on July 15 at Atlantic City Race Course.
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May 5, 1995 | Jim Murray
There are some things a nice girl doesn't do. Chew tobacco. Smoke cigars. Mud wrestle. Shoot craps. Deal blackjack. Run a tugboat. Or ride racehorses. Like to see your daughter atop a 20-1 shot in the stretch at Ak-Sar-Ben, would you? Whipping him left-handed? You'd want to go up to her and say, "What's a nice girl like you doing in a place like this?" Or "For this I sent you to dancing school?"
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April 30, 1990 | BOB MIESZERSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a race named to honor Bill Shoemaker, who else would you expect to saddle the winner? Charlie Whittingham, who captured a large purse or two in tandem with the world's winningest jockey, made off with another when Shining Steel rallied to take the $110,000 Shoemaker Handicap Sunday at Hollywood Park.
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March 29, 1993 | BILL CHRISTINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Not many jockeys have seen their weight balloon to 155 pounds and then lost enough to resume riding. Mary Russ has seen 155 twice in recent years and then been able to drop back down to under 115. She now is riding at Gulfstream Park after taking six years off to have three babies, the first twins who were born in 1986. Russ, who didn't come from a racing background, didn't begin riding until 25. She became the first female jockey to win a major race.
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May 5, 1995 | Jim Murray
There are some things a nice girl doesn't do. Chew tobacco. Smoke cigars. Mud wrestle. Shoot craps. Deal blackjack. Run a tugboat. Or ride racehorses. Like to see your daughter atop a 20-1 shot in the stretch at Ak-Sar-Ben, would you? Whipping him left-handed? You'd want to go up to her and say, "What's a nice girl like you doing in a place like this?" Or "For this I sent you to dancing school?"
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March 29, 1993 | BILL CHRISTINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Not many jockeys have seen their weight balloon to 155 pounds and then lost enough to resume riding. Mary Russ has seen 155 twice in recent years and then been able to drop back down to under 115. She now is riding at Gulfstream Park after taking six years off to have three babies, the first twins who were born in 1986. Russ, who didn't come from a racing background, didn't begin riding until 25. She became the first female jockey to win a major race.
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September 29, 1992 | JAY HOVDEY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Laurie Gulas looked a little green around the gills. "I hate hospitals," said the Canadian-born jockey as she walked down a corridor at Pomona Valley Medical Center. "I can visit once, but going back again gets to me." Gulas was visiting Sandi Gann, who had suffered two broken bones in her neck in an accident at Fairplex Park the previous day. Gann was in traction and could hardly swallow, but that didn't stop her from talking about the spill.
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July 28, 1992 | From Associated Press
Julie Krone, who finished the Belmont Park meeting with 71 winners, became the first woman to win a riding title in New York.
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April 30, 1990 | BOB MIESZERSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a race named to honor Bill Shoemaker, who else would you expect to saddle the winner? Charlie Whittingham, who captured a large purse or two in tandem with the world's winningest jockey, made off with another when Shining Steel rallied to take the $110,000 Shoemaker Handicap Sunday at Hollywood Park.
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