ROSEMARY HOMEISTER EARNS VICTORY NO. 2,500
May 21st, 12
Rosemary HomeisterJockey Jr. notched the 2,500th victory of her career when she guided Center Hill Farmís Eastern Precipice to a 3/4-length win in the 7th race Sunday at Arlington Park.
From Arlington Park Communications Department
Homeister was joined in the winnerís circle by her daughter Victoria Rose, Arlington officials and her fellow riders as a video played saluting the milestone score as well as highlights of her career.
ďI canít believe itís 2,500 wins,Ē said an elated Homeister in the winnerís circle. ďIím so glad I did it here at Arlington Park Ė the most beautiful racetrack in the world. Iím blessed to have my daughter Victoria Rose with me and Iím glad to have done it here with so many riders Iíve known for years and so many riders Iím meeting for the first time this year. The fans here have been awesome.Ē
A 39-year-old native of Hollywood, Florida, Homeister is the second-leading female rider of all time trailing only Julie Krone. Homeister returned to riding last year after giving birth to daughter Victoria Rose and is riding in Chicago for the first time in 2012.