Headlines for Saturday, November 18, 2006

  • Bay Meadows Apprentice Gomez Wins First Ride

    Apprentice jockey Eulices Gomez made his first ride a memorable one when he guided Neiman the Saint ($6.40) to a front-running victory in the first race at Bay Meadows Saturday.

  • Russell Baze stretches between races at Bay Meadows as he closes in on the record for most career wins by a jockey.

    Baze Rides Somethinaboutlaura to Stakes Win

    Russell Baze's lone win in six mounts Saturday at Bay Meadows came aboard favored Somethinaboutlaura in the $68,763 Autumn Leaves Handicap, leaving the veteran jockey 14 behind the all-time record for riding victories of 9,530 held by Laffit Pincay Jr.

  • Precious Kitten Nips J'ray in Mrs. Revere

    Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey's homebred Precious Kitten, racing for the first time for trainer Bobby Frankel, took command of Saturday's $170,550 Mrs. Revere Stakes (gr. IIT) mid-stretch, then was all out to hold off the streaking J'ray for a neck victory on the Churchill Downs turf.

  • Belgravia, inside, duels with Dilemma  to win the Hollywood Prevue, Saturday at Hollywood Park.

    Belgravia Avoids Dilemma in Hollywo

    Belgravia ran greenly through the stretch but won Saturday's $100,000 Hollywood Prevue (gr. III) in just his second start by a nose over the charging Dilemma on the all-weather track.

  • True Metropolitan Hits Jackpot at Woodbine

    British Columbia invader True Metropolitan proved his mettle Saturday when he rolled to a dominating four-length victory in the $150,400 Woodbine Slots Cup (Can-III) at the Toronto oval.

  • Accountforthegold wins the Stuyvesant Handicap, Saturday at Aqueduct.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D659267%26%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Accountforthegold Rushes to Stuyvesant Win

    Front-running Accountforthegold peeled away from the field at the head of the stretch en route to his first open and graded stakes victory in the $110,100 Stuyvesant Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct Saturday.

  • CTBA Hall to Induct Mabees, Maddy, Best Pal, Free House

    The late breeder John Mabee and his wife Betty Mabee, deceased legislator Ken Maddy, and the racing stars Best Pal and Free House have been elected to the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association Hall of Fame.