Sutherland Rides Into the Sunset
By Jiameng Zhou
By refusing to give up, Sutherland became one of North America's top jockeys. She won over 900 races and more than $47 million. In 2011, Sutherland became the first female jockey to win the Santa Anita Handicap. The competition is considered one of the most important horse races in North America. In 2012, she became the first woman to ride in the $10 million Dubai World Cup.
October 2012, Sutherland announced her retirement. She had been racing horses for 12 years.