2 women changing the reins in horse racing

The group is aimed at giving women the

The group is aimed at giving women the opportunity to get involved not only on the gambling side, but on the ownership side of it. (Credit: News 12)

BELMONT - Horse racing is a popular sport on Long Island, and one that's predominately dominated by men. However, two women are shaking things up.

Horse racing in a lot of ways has been known as a men's club. The trainers, most of them are male, and most of the owners are male.

Floral Park trainer Linda Rice is a third generation horse trainer and has been a role model for females becoming horse trainers in New York.

Southampton horse owner Sheila Rosenblum is a former ballet dancer and model who hired Rice and created an ownership group called Lady Sheila Stables Two.

The group is aimed at giving women the opportunity to get involved not only on the gambling side, but on the ownership side of it.

Lady Sheila Stables Two has three horses, and they hope to grow the number, but also the number of women in their partnership

 

 

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