Crowned Ms Cougar 2010

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    The horses shared the stage with what seems like a growing group of women.

    While horses are typically the reason people go to the races at Del Mar, Friday night was a little different. For the second straight year, the horses shared the stage with what seems like a growing group of women -- cougars.

    A cougar is a woman who is 40 and over and dates men at least 8 years younger, according to the winner -- a former Del Mar jockey herself.

    "I will be Ms Cougar 2010, welcome to my world," said CC Perkinson.

    Competition at the Races

    [DGO] Competition at the Races
    The horses shared the stage with what seems like a growing group of women.

    A world she claims everyone could get something out of.

    "You can learn from the older, you can learn from the younger and you can have such a great time, and that's what this is about," said Perkinson. 

    Cougars on the Prowl at NBC 7/39

    [DGO] Cougars on the Prowl at NBC 7/39
    The Del Mar Racetrack will crown Miss Cougar Del Mar 2010 tonight. The four finalists stopped by NBC 7/39 to tell you about themselves, the event, and how you can cast your vote.

    The voting was done online and on Twitter. Perkinson got more than 1600 votes. While this contest is a game, these women are serious about this lifestyle.

    "You've got to get it in your mind you've got a lot to offer," said Perkinson.  "It empowers women to keep a healthy mind, keep a healthy body, reinvent yourself and realize there's men out there that are attracted to you."

    Perkinson will keep the crown for a year, but there are no real duties that go along with the title.