Khadijah Mellah Becomes Britain’s First Muslim Female Jockey

On August 1, 2019, Khadijah Mellah (18), made history by becoming the first female British Muslim jockey to win a competitive race in the 2019 Magnolia Cup at Goodwood Racecourse.

Watch this video to see Khadijah’s story, follow her journey, find out what brought her into this male-dominated sport, and be inspired. She is an “inspirational woman.”