Rosemary Homeister Jr., the second-leading female jockey all-time in
North America, had her first child Sunday, giving birth to a daughter,
Homeister’s boyfriend, fellow jockey Irwin Rosendo,
is the baby’s father. Rosendo is currently riding at Parx and Penn
National in Pennsylvania.
Homeister, 39, abruptly quit riding in
early February while among the top jockeys at the Tampa Bay Downs meet
when she discovered she was pregnant.