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Jockey Queen: A Book Talk

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Jockey Lillian Holder wouldn’t take “no” for an answer when told she couldn’t race against men at big-time racetracks simply because she was a woman. To compete like she was born and trained to do, for nearly 50 years she went where she couldn’t be stopped: bush tracks like that in Mt. Vernon at the Jefferson County Fair. You’re invited to hear Lillian’s story as told in the new, nationally released biography Jockey Queen ( by Roger Peach.


April 25
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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C.E. Brehm Memorial Library
101 S. 7th Street
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864 United States
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(618) 242-6322
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