Keyword: Chad Schvaneveldt

  • Tribesman Takes Phoenix Gold Cup

    The Northern California invader Tribesman got the jump on odds-on choice Idiot Proof to win the $100,000 Phoenix Gold Cup for his fifth consecutive victory Feb. 16 at Turf Paradise.

  • Fantastic Spain Earns Grade in Golden Gate BC

    Southern California shipper Fantastic Spain overcame traffic trouble at the eighth pole and surged late to win the $191,400 Golden Gate Fields Breeders' Cup (gr. IIIT) by a neck over the odds-on choice Notable Guest on the turf Monday at the Albany, Calif., track.

  • Bay Meadows Cancels After Breakdowns

    After two fatal breakdowns, jockeys at Bay Meadows refused to ride following the second race Thursday, citing unsafe conditions caused by steady rainfall at the Bay Area track the past week.

  • Chad Schvaneveldt Reaches 2,000 Victories

    Jockey Chad Phillip Schvaneveldt won the 2,000th race of his career Thursday when he guided Way Brite to a four-length victory in the second race at Golden Gate Fields.

  • Wimbledon Third in First Start In 15 Months

    Wimbledon, the 2004 Louisiana Derby (gr. II) winner who suffered a tendon injury while preparing for the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), finished third at the Solano County Fair Sunday in his first start in more than 15 months.

  • Yougottawanna Tops Stablemate in Forty-Niner

    Yougottawanna bounced back from a disappointing effort in the California Cup Classic at Santa Anita with a game victory over stablemate Adreamisborn in the $82,650 Forty-Niner Handicap at Golden Gate Fields Friday.

  • El Dorado Shooter Fires in Bay Meadows Sprint

    El Dorado Shooter gunned from his outside post position in Saturday's $142,500 Bay Meadows Breeders' Cup Sprint Handicap (gr. III) with jockey Chad Schvaneveldt and the 6-year-old speedster was never threatened in an easy victory.

  • Lindsay Jean Holds on for Brown Bess Win

    Locally based Lindsay Jean took the lead from pacesetter Neon Queen entering the stretch and then held off Southern California invaders Bush Triumph and Crazy Ensign to win the $100,000 Brown Bess Handicap (gr. IIT) by 1 1/2 length Saturday at Golden Gate Fields.