Chris Platt

At sixteen years of age, Chris Platt got her first gallop license in Salem, Oregon, and several years later received her jockey license, earning a place among the first female jockeys to break into the business. Chris jockeyed at the Salem and Portland racecourses as well as a few of the smaller tracks throughout the state. She also worked as a groom and a trainer's assistant. Through the years, Chris's love of horses included reading about them in books by her favorite authors, Marguerite...See more