Sweden holds first female-only jockeys championship

The first women-only world championship in horse racing has been held in Sweden. The event, which took place north of Stockholm, could become a fixture in the racing calendar.

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    The first women-only world championship in horse racing has been held in Sweden.

    The event, which took place north of Stockholm, could become a fixture in the racing calendar.

    But some have questioned whether it will do much to promote gender equality in the sport.

    Al Jazeera's Paul Rhys reports from Bro.


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