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.