Skye Chernetz – Hailing from Oakbank, Manitoba. Skye Chernetz had an early introduction to horses and horse racing. Her mother, Bonnie Eshelman, was one of the first female jockeys in Canada, riding from 1972 to 2005, and was the first woman to win a stakes race in Ontario.
Chernetz, who started showjumping when she was six, has carved out an impressive riding career.
In 2013, she won 54 races and recorded more than $2 million in purse earnings before being named the Sovereign Award winner for Outstanding Apprentice Jockey. Chernetz is closing in on 200 career victories and has three stakes triumphs.