Birthdate - March 7, 1964
Website - linda-rice.com
* Became the first woman to win a training title in New York by saddling 20 winners at Saratoga in 2009, edging Todd Pletcher by a single victory.
* The Saratoga training title marked the first ever by a woman at a top racetrack.
* Sent out the top four finishers in the 2008 Mechanicville Stakes, won by Ahvee’s Destiny
* Saddled City Zip to a sweep of Saratoga’s three major stakes for juveniles in 2000: the Sanford, the Saratoga Special and the Hopeful, the fourth horse in history to do so.
* Was an exercise rider and assistant to her father Clyde; went on her own in 1987 at age 23.
NOTABLE STAKES WINS
Awakino Cat: Troy (2009-2010)
City Zip: Amsterdam (2001); Hopeful (2000); Saratoga Special (2000); Sanford (2000); Tremont (2000)
Double Booked: Bernard Baruch (1991)
Lucifer’s Stone: Garden City (2004)
The Silver Move: Remsen (1996)
Tenski: QE II Challenge Cup (1998)
Things Change: Spinaway (1998); Adirondack (1998)
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