Jamie Kah is the sole female jockey riding in this year’s Melbourne Cup, she will be riding in her very first Melbourne Cup on Prince of Arran.

Mix 102.3’s Jodie Oddy sat down with the South Australian ahead of the big race today.

Jamie explained the incredible ways in which she and fellow jockeys shed weight prior to the Melbourne Cup.

“You don’t really get to eat much, you’re working 24/7,” Kah told Jodie.

Take a listen to just how much weight she sheds and the grueling way she does it here…

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