Russell Baze Clicks With Six; Has 12 Wins in 14 Mounts
Updated: Saturday, October 20, 2007 2:47 PM
Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2007 9:47 PM
Russell Baze, North America's all-time leading jockey, is on another one of his rolls, winning with 12 of his last 14 mounts.
Baze won six races Oct. 18 at Bay Meadows, bettering his 5-for-6 afternoon the preceding day.
The rider totaled his six victories from seven mounts, winning on heavy favorites. Baze scored with High Resolve ($2.10) in the first race, Tail Spin Topper ($2.40) in the second, Yodelay You're Who ($3.40) in the fourth, Roses 'n Rainbows ($6.40) in the fifth, Deal the Heat ($3.80) in the sixth, and Delectable Della ($2.80) in the seventh.
The 49-year-old Baze also won with his final ride Oct. 14. There was no racing at Bay Meadows on Oct. 15 or 16. He has six mounts scheduled for Oct. 19.
Through Oct. 18, Baze once again leads the nation in victories with 308 from 934 mounts, a 33% win rate. He missed 11 racing days in September while serving a suspension for misusing his whip.
Baze has an all-time best 9,877 wins in his career.
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