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Life as I Know It

The extraordinary story of the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup. Michelle Payne rode into history as the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup. She and her 100-to-1 local horse Prince of Penzance took the international racing world by surprise but hers was no overnight success story. Michelle was first put on a horse aged four. At five years old her dream was to ride in the Melbourne Cup and win it. By seven she was doing track work. All of the ten Payne children learned to ride racehorses but Michelle has stayed the distance. She has ridden the miles, done the dawn training, fallen badly and each time got back on the horse. So when she declared that anyone who said women couldn’t compete in the industry could ‘get stuffed’, the nation stood up and cheered. Michelle has the audacity to believe she can succeed against all the odds. Her story is about hope triumphing over adversity, and how resilience and character made a winner.

Booko found 3 book editions of Life as I Know It by Michelle Payne

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Life as I Know it by Michelle Payne and John Harms, ISBN: 9781525219122
Life as I Know it
May, 2016 Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Life As I Know It by John Harms, Michelle Payne, ISBN: 9780522870152
Life As I Know It
Apr, 2016 eBook Being refreshed... Being refreshed...
Life as I Know It by Michelle Payne, ISBN: 9780522870145
Life as I Know It
Apr, 2016 Paperback Being refreshed... Being refreshed...

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