Cougar Crowned at Del Mar in 2009

A winner was finally announced Wednesday for the Miss Del Mar Cougar 2009 contest.

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A winner was finally announced for the Miss Del Mar Cougar 2009 contest.
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Goldstein said she was originally from the Bay Area but moved to San Diego about 20 years ago.
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Two friends who saw the contest mentioned in a local paper called her Sunday and told her she had to enter. By Monday she was front-runner, and the next day, a finalist.
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The competition: Sophia Rush was also a finalist. "I was an Urban Cougar of the month last year for the Urban Cougar site," Rush said in her entry.
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"I am a classy, sassy, sexy and sophisticated woman who attracts several younger men," Rush said in her entry.
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The third finalist, Jan Clark, was entered by her sister. "She lives in La Jolla, single, movie-star good looks and guys much, much younger are always hitting on her," her entry read.
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Twenty-eight women entered the contest, but in the end, the real-estate agent from Tierrasanta walked away with the title.
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"It was unbelievable," Goldstein said about her experiences. "A whirlwind. We need to find a reality show -- a cougar-based reality show."
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For anybody wondering, the real-estate agent (Rosie Goldstein and Associates) is currently single. "Not dating anyone right now. Why? Do you know someone?" she asked.
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While Goldstein, who would only say she is "past 40," is open to dating someone her age ("Absolutely"), she has gone younger in the past.
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"In the not too far-away past -- 37, and 36," she said, "I wouldn't go too much farther than that. Then you're getting too young. Naive young."
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Clearly, Goldstein is enjoying all the attention -- well, most of it anyway. "I'm on the front page of the paper," she said but quickly qualified, "of all the pictures they took, they picked the worst one."
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The self-described single mom said her 23-year-old son was "proud, very proud" of his mom getting the crown at Del Mar, even telling co-workers about her achievement.
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