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Prather sets her sights on the top

Updated: February 5, 2001, 12:24 PM ET
By Bill Finley | Special to ESPN.com

Before she rode her in her first race, Kris Prather would tell anyone who would listen she was going to be a big star. Barely out of her teens, grossly inexperienced, skinny as a broomstick and a female who was trying to break into a male dominated profession, Prather might have been 1,000-1 to amount to anything, let alone a top jockey. But the odds have fallen -- considerably. Through Jan. 18, the pride of Stevensville, Montana, was leading all jockeys in the country with 26 ...

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