O'NEILL, Pam

Born: 1946

Special Achievements:

The Australian Jockey Club only permitted women to ride in all-women races at picnic meetings until 19 May 1979 when Pam O'Neill became the first woman to ride against men. She had spent 20 years writing to the Queensland Turf Club to change the rules. On the first day of race riding she rode three winners at a meeting in Southport, Queensland --- a world record for any jockey on their first day.

Additional Information:

On the first day of race riding she rode three winners at a meeting in Southport, QLD - a world record for any jockey on their first day.