Jon Forbes

  • Colt With a Cause Shocks El Camino Real

    Autism Awareness, the longest shot in the field, sprang a touching $126 upset in the El Camino Real Derby (gr. III) for 3-year-olds at Bay Meadows March 8. Johnny Taboada, the horse's owner, has an 8-year-old son, Renzo, who has autism.

  • Jockey David Lopez was injured in a four-horse spill at Bay Meadows on March 8.

    Riders Hurt in 4-Horse Bay Meadows Spill

    The March 8 El Camino Real Derby program at Bay Meadows was marred by a four-horse spill in the fifth race. Jockeys David Lopez and Luis Martinez were taken to Stanford Hospital following the race.

  • Yankee Bravo Wins California Derby

    Yankee Bravo duplicated his Eddie Logan Stakes performance, unleashing a strong stretch rally to remain undefeated by winning the $150,000 California Derby on a showery day at Golden Gate Fields Jan. 27.

  • Joining jockey Ricky Frazier on the occasion of his 3,000th career victory are his fiancée Kennis Weiler and Frazier's 15-year-old son Dylan, on November 17, 2007 at Turf Paradise.

    Ricky Frazier Wins 3,000th Race

    Jockey Ricky Frazier won the 3,000th race of his career via disqualification in the $45,000 Paradise Valley Stakes at Turf Paradise Nov. 17.

  • ### Arizona Law Makes Taking Bets a Felony

    Account wagering companies no longer are accepting wagers from Arizona residents due to a law that took effect Sept. 19. Under House Bill 2694, any individual outside of a licensed racetrack or off-track betting facility who accepts a wager or bets on the results of a race is guilty of a class six felony, which can bring imprisonment.

  • Increased Field for Claiming Crown at Ellis Park

    Ellis Park will become the first Kentucky racetrack to host the Claiming Crown when it conducts the ninth renewal of the event Aug. 4. Only once before has the race been held away from Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minn.

  • Tremont winner Ready's Image faces 8 in Saratoga's Sanford Stakes.

    9 Entries in Saratoga's Sanford Stakes

    Nine colts and geldings are entered in the 93rd running of the $150,000 Sanford Stakes (gr. II) for 2-year-olds at Saratoga July 26. The most experienced entrant is Ready's Image, the only stakes winner in the field.

  • Honey Fox winner Wait a While will race in the Just a Game on Saturday.
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    Wait a While Returns to Best Game in Just a Game

    Multiple grade I winner Wait a While will attempt to make amends for her off-the-board performance as the 1-2 favorite in her last start when she heads to post for the Just a Game Stakes (gr. IIT) June 9 at Belmont Park.