Maria Domina Falgione is a 38-year-old former working actor who performed in “Indie films, TV shows, commercials,” the titles of which do not come easily to her mind.
She did have the lead in both the New York and Las Vegas productions of the off-broadway play “Tony and Tina’s Wedding.” Falgione played the bride.
“I got married six times a week for 2 ½ years, had like 75 wedding dresses,” Falgione said Sunday morning.
The place from which she spoke was not a stage. There were no bright lights or costumes. Just the stable area of trainer Mike Machowsky with cloudy skies overhead, Falgione dressed in jockey helmet and protective vest having put away her saddle and whip and horses, one of which she had just breezed over the Del Mar oval.
And Falgione said she couldn’t have been happier or felt more at home.
In her first-ever ride as an apprentice jockey, in Saturday’s …
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