Sahadi Returns in Racing Office

From DMTC Publicity
DEL MAR, Calif. (July 15, 2015) -- Jenine Sahadi, the first female trainer to win a Breeders’ Cup event and a million-dollar race (Lit de Justice, 1996 Breeders’ Cup Sprint), has come out of retirement to work in the racing office for the meeting.

Sahadi, whose Grade I winners included 2000 Santa Anita Derby victor  The Deputy (14th to Fusaichi Pegasus in the Kentucky Derby),  retired from training in October of 2011. Among her horse racing-related activities since retirement is serving as President of the Edwin J. Gregson Foundation which provides academic scholarships for the children of backstretch workers.

On August 3 the Gregson Foundation will honor Hall of Fame jockeys Mike Smith and Gary Stevens at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar hotel. A limited number of tickets remain. Further information is available from Ms. Angie Carmona at (626) 447-2339.