Horse racing: France moves to promote female jockeys

Horse racing has traditionally been a male dominated field despite victories for women in elite races such as Australia's Melbourne Cup. But moves to promote women are being made in France, where a two kilogram handicap has been introduced.

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    Horse racing has traditionally been a male dominated field despite victories for women in elite races such as Australia's Melbourne Cup.

    But moves to promote women are being made in France, where a two kilogram handicap has been introduced.

    Al Jazeera’s Paul Rhys reports from Doo-ville in Normandy.


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