Karin Yarosh, female jockey, 1955-1986

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Karin's brief life...

Karin Helen(e) Yarosh was born in _______________ on ___________, 1955.
 
Her mother, Annelise, met Charlie Castrenze when Karin was still an infant.
 
Charlie was a chef who was gone from home from 5am to 8pm.
 
He took Karin to Pimlico when she was three.  The seed for a racing career had been planted.
 
While still attending Aberdeen High School, Karin started riding lessons from a local trainer.  She also rode motorcycles at break-neck speeds, and to prove her courage, climbed to the top of the Laurel watertower.
 
Her parents purchased a farm in Port Deposit, Maryland, for Karin's sake.  Her first horse, Sox, came to live there soon afterward.
 
Karin broke her favorite horse, Latin Humor, on this farm.

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At a Glance

Date of Birth: 1955 
Education: High school
Family History: horses and culinary
First Professional Ride: 1976