Keyword: Battle of the Sexes

  • Krone, Valenzuela Recall 'Battle of Sexes'

    On the eve of the "Battle of the Exes" match race between Mike Smith and Chantal Sutherland, the last combatants in such an event at Del Mar, Julie Krone and Patrick Valenzuela, offered recollections of their 2003 battle.

  • Jockey Patrick Valenzuela, aboard Chester's Choice, right, is congratulated by Julie Krone (Woke Up Dreamin) after the  match race Sunday at Del Mar.

    Nose Separates Pat V., Krone in Match Race

    Patrick Valenzuela urged everything he could from Chester's Choice, dramatically nipping Julie Krone and Woke Up Dreamin by a nose at the wire in a match race at Del Mar Sunday that exceeded everyone's expectations.

  • Baffert's Match Race Horse Changed

    Woke Up Dreamin, a 3-year-old colt by Holy Bull owned by Mike Pegram and trained by Bob Baffert, will replace the injured Oopstheregoes as one of the two horses set for Sunday's match race pitting leading Del Mar riders Julie Krone and Patrick Valenzuela.

  • Krone-Valenzuela Match a Study of Opposites

    Happy, cheerful Julie Krone may never match the intensity of Patrick Valenzuela, but as the Sept. 7 "Battle of the Sexes" match race between Del Mar's leading riders draws closer, the bubbly Krone doesn't need to convince anyone of her winning desire.