How do the class and gender inequalities found in horseracing affect the working practices of women within the industry drawing on the work of bourdieu and his concepts of field capital and habitus this book shows the inequalities that are prevalent. In 2008 hayley turner became the first female jockey in the united kingdom to ride a 100 winners in a year this was a remarkable feat for any jockey but more so for a working class woman this chapter explores the way in which women such as hayley turner have become an integral part of racing . Get this from a library women horseracing and gender becoming one of the lads deborah butler. Becoming one of the lads women horseracing and gender in the united kingdom deborah butler d butler department of sociology centre for the study of women and gender ersity varwick uni of entry uk w v co e mail dbutlerwarwickacuk 56 women became a part of racings workforce the majority working as stable lads a minority riding as jockeys the data draws upon an . Online download women horseracing and gender becoming one of the lads routledge research in gender and society women horseracing and gender becoming one of
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