Rosie Napravnik eyes Kentucky Derby history

Rosie Napravnik, who was the first female jockey to win the Kentucky Oaks in 2012, has a shot at becoming the first woman to win the Kentucky Derby on Saturday. Last year Napravnik rode Mylute last year at Churchill Downs, finishing in 5th. This year she will ride Vicar's in Trouble with hopes of being the first female to win the Kentucky Derby.

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Captain Rosie Napravnik of the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup Girls Team poses for a photograph at Coworth Park Hotel on August 8, 2013 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse)

Captain Rosie Napravnik of the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup Girls Team poses with horses at Coworth Park Hotel on August 8, 2013 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse)

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ASCOT, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: Cathy Gannon from Ireland (L), Rosie Napravnik from the USA (C) and Lisa Allpress from New Zealand (R), riding for 'The Girls Team' pose for a photograph during a photocall ahead of the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup at Coworth Park Polo Club on August 8, 2013 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Harry Engels/Getty Images)

Captain Rosie Napravnik of the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup Girls Team poses for a photograph at Coworth Park Hotel on August 8, 2013 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse)

In a photo provided by Fair Ground Race Course, Bradester with Rosie Napravnik win the Mineshaft Stakes at the Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Fair Grounds Race Course/Hodges Photography, Lou Hodges)

Jockey Rosie Napravnik answers questions at Churchill Downs Thursday, May 1, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

Jockey Rosie Napravnik waits for her mount in the walking ring before the a horse race at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, April 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

English Council, left, under jockey Marcelino Pedroza, beats Cantonic, right, ridden by Rosie Napravnik to win the first horse race on opening day at Keeneland in Lexington, Ky., Friday, April 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

Dobra Historia, right, with Rosie Napravnik aboard, runs away from the field in the final furlong of the third horse race on opening day of the Fall Meet at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky., Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. Sheikinator, front left, under jockey Robby Albarado, was second

Dobra Historia, right, with Rosie Napravnik aboard, runs away from the field in the final furlong of the third horse race on opening day of the Fall Meet at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky., Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. Sheikinator, front left, under jockey Robby Albarado, was second. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

FILE - In this May 4, 2013 file photo, jockey Rosie Napravnik smiles on her mount before the Humana Distaff at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Napravnik is set to become the first female jockey to ride in all three Triple Crown races in the same year, and the first to try and win one aboard a filly. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File)

In this April 27, 2013 image provided by Churchill Downs, Kentucky Derby hopeful Mylute, under Rosie Napravnik, works out at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Napravnik tries to become the first female jockey to win the Kentucky Derby, a year after her ninth-place run here made her the highest female finisher. (AP Photo/Churchill Downs, Reed Palmer)

Exercise rider Rosie Napravnik rides Kentucky Derby entrant Mylute for a workout at Churchill Downs, Friday, May 3, 2013, in Louisville, Ky. The 139th running of the Kentucky Derby occurs Saturday. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Spectators watch as Believe You Can ridden by Rosie Napravnik makes its way out to the track for the sixth race before the running of the 139th Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs Friday, May 3, 2013, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

FILE - In this April 6, 2013 file photo.jockey Rosie Napravnik waits for her mount in the paddock before a horse race at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky. Napravnik tries to become the first female jockey to win the Kentucky Derby, a year after her ninth-place run here made her the highest female finisher. (AP Photo/Garry Jones, File)

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LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 02: Rosie Napravnik the jockey for Mylute talks to the media during the morning training for the 2013 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 02: Rosie Napravnik the jockey for Mylute sits on a horse during the morning training for the 2013 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Shanghai Bobby, right, with Rosie Napravnik atop, crosses the finish line ahead of He's Had Enough, ridden by Mario Gutierrez, to win the the Breeders' Cup Juvenile horse race, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

2012 Breeders' Cup

ARCADIA, CA - NOVEMBER 03: Rosie Napravnik react after she rides Shanghai Bobby #4 to victory during the Breeders' Cup Juvenile at Santa Anita Park on November 3, 2012 in Arcadia, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

2012 Breeders' Cup

ARCADIA, CA - NOVEMBER 03: Jockey Rosie Napravnik atop Shanghai Bobby is lead to victory circle after winning the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Race during the 2012 Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park on November 3, 2012 in Arcadia, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Rosie Napravnik, left, and owner Brerton Jones hold up the winning trophy after Believe You Can won the 138th running of the Kentucky Oaks horse race at Churchill Downs Friday, May 4, 2012, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Rosie Napravnik rides Believe You Can to victory in front of Broadway's Alibi (6) ridden by John Velazquez in the 138th running of the Kentucky Oaks horse race at Churchill Downs Friday, May 4, 2012, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Rosie Napravnik is congratulated by owner Brerton Jones hold up the winning trophy after Believe You Can won the 138th running of the Kentucky Oaks horse race at Churchill Downs Friday, May 4, 2012, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)