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After more than 20 years of competitive racing Lesley Sercombe has won 12 Championships, and is currently the only woman jockey racing in Kenya. Sercombe begins her daily riding routine at 6 am and rides until 9:30 then oversees feeding in the yards. Her fitness routine is legendary. After riding she will often run 20 Km. Her family is deeply involved in the Kenyan horseracing scene. Her mother Patsy Sercombe is a leading trainer, Her father John is the course vetrinarian and one of the directors of the Jockey Club of Kenya. Nairobi, Kenya. March 13, 2013. Photo: Brendan Bannon