Trailblazer Tomey Swan the Subject of Canterbury Park Blog

The retired jockey-turned-trainer will send out the fastest qualifier in Sunday's Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity

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During her 35-year career as a jockey, Tomey Swan rode the earners of more than $3 million. PHOTO: Canterbury Park

Tomey Swan, one of the first female jockeys in the U.S., is now a trainer, and her new career was the subject of a recent feature posted on, the official blog of Canterbury Park Racetrack in Shakopee, Minnesota.

Swan won more than 300 races and the earners of more than $3 million during her career, including 1999 champion aged mare Joanna Kate. She is the trainer of Olivias Jett, a homebred daughter of Desirio and the fastest qualifier to Sunday's $167,600 Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity.

Click here to access the blog, written by Katie Merritt.

The blog also recently featured successful jockey Oscar Delgado, written by Jim Wells.

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