Kentucky Woman Looks to Become Derby's First Winning Female Trainer

Vickie Oliver of Kentucky is vying to become the Kentucky Derby's first winning female trainer.

Posted: Apr 30, 2021 11:18 AM
Updated: May 1, 2021 5:43 AM

In the previous 146 years of the Kentucky Derby, no woman trainer has ever won it.

That could change Saturday when a Kentucky native takes her spot among the industry's most accomplished trainers.

Vicki Oliver is the Kentucky Derby's first female trainer since 2015.

Now she's living her dream, making a bid to win the Run for the Roses with her long-shot Hidden Stash.

If she were to win the Derby it would be quite the upset, as Hidden Stash is coming into Saturday's race with 50 to 1 odds.

Post time for the 147th Running of the Kentucky Derby is at 5:57 PM Central Time.

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