Keyword: Julie Krone

  • Long, Hard Struggle For Female Jockeys

    When Diane Nelson passed away at age 54, her days riding regularly on the tough New York circuit were long forgotten by many. But those who followed racing in the Big Apple remember her as a top rider.

  • 30 Years in 30 Days: Cup First Ladies

    A relatively few number of women's names crop up on trainer and jockey rosters in general, but in the 30 years of Breeders' Cup history the numbers are smaller still.

  • Julie Krone

    Krone Among Women's HOF Inductees

    Retired jockey Julie Krone is among nine women named as inductees to the National Women's Hall of Fame. She will be formally inducted during a ceremony on Oct. 12 in Seneca Falls, N.Y.

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    Colonial Affair Dies in Argentina

    Colonial Affair, who helped Julie Krone make history in 1993 by becoming the first female jockey to win the Belmont Stakes and first to win any of the Triple Crown races, died on the morning of April 23 in Argentina.

  • Tammi Piermarini

    Piermarini Becomes Third-Leading Woman Rider

    Jockey Tammi Piermarini, who last year became just the fifth woman to reach the 2,000-win milestone, recorded three victories Monday at Suffolk Downs to surpass Patti Cooksey as the third-leading female rider of all-time.

  • 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.

  • Women Riders Stepping Up

    Esther Marr talks with Karma Kitaj, author of the book 'Women Riders Who Could...and Did: Life Stories of Top Level Equestriennes.'

  • Rosemary Homeister Jr.

    Homeister Becomes Second Leading Female Rider

    Jockey Rosemary Homeister Jr. became Thoroughbred racing's second winningest female jockey of all time when she rode Kathleen O'Connell's Gambles List to victory in the third race the evening of July 20 at Colonial Downs.

  • Sandy Hawley after winning the Living Legends race aboard  Tribal Chief.

    Hawley King of Tribe in Legends Race

    Sandy Hawley may have won the Living Legends race on Tribal Chief against seven fellow Hall of Fame former riders, but nobody had more fun than Julie Krone and Chris McCarron.

  • The Living Legends at Santa Anita Park on Oct. 17.

    'Living Legends' Talk Race Tactics

    As if they had never left the racetrack, 10 Hall of Fame jockeys spoke knowingly of tactics in the Oct. 18 "Living Legends" competition at Santa Anita -- mostly about how Angel Cordero Jr. will be herding the field from his outside post position.

  • Jerry Bailey

    Bailey Rides Favorite in Legends Race

    According to the Oak Tree Racing Association's morning line odds, retired Hall of Fame jockey Jerry Bailey will record one more victory, the 5,894th of his career, in the Oct. 18 unprecedented "Living Legends Race" at Santa Anita Park.

  • Angel Cordero

    Cordero Ready to Take on Legends

    Angel Cordero Jr. says he will be ready for the "Living Legends Race" at the Oak Tree meet at Santa Anita Park Oct. 18, despite not being a big fan of exercise, at least out of the saddle.

  • Jockey John McKee, will be among the youngest riders in this year's Kentucky Derby.

    Jockey Mounts Explored: Stevens Seeking Fourth Derby Win

    Jockey Gary Stevens will be the only rider attempting his fourth Kentucky Derby (gr. I) victory this year as he takes the mount on Florida Derby (gr. I) runner-up Noble Causeway, trained by Nick Zito. If Stevens succeeds he will join the rank of Hall of Fame jockey Bill Shoemaker who had four victories from a record 26 Derby mounts.

  • Jellison Now Third on All-Time Win List

    Jill Jellison booted home Bobby Raymond's Halo Skywalker in the third race at Tampa Bay Downs March 4 to win her 1,770th career race and become the third all-time leading female jockey.

  • Sweet Catomine cruises into Juvenile Fillies off several fine performances.

    Juvenile Fillies Preview: One for the Books?

    The past two years, a homebred filly has come into the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) with three straight wins and exited the World Thoroughbred Championships with four victories, a win that made history, and being an easy choice for an Eclipse Award.

  • Here and There

    Krone to appear at Lone Star...Derby Museum announces new exhibits, gala plans...Keeneland promotions include Best of the Bluegrass week, double-header with Lexington Legends, and hat contest...George Strait headlines Breeders' Cup Gala...Butch Bramble injured at Turfway.

  • Krone Declines Thursday Assignments

    Julie Krone, citing body soreness from her first day of riding Wednesday after an absence of nearly two months, canceled her scheduled commitments on Thursday.

  • Krone Shut Out in Return; Singletary Wins Feature

    Julie Krone resumed her riding career Wednesday after an absence of nearly two months but did not win a race in three attempts. In the feature, Singletary won the $71,350 Thunder Road Handicap.

  • Halfbridled On Course for Las Virgenes

    Undefeated Eclipse Award champion Halfbridled is on course to make her 3-year-old debut in next Sunday's $250,000 Las Virgenes Stakes (gr. I) for 3-year-old fillies at one mile.

  • Albarado Reflects on Winning Woolf Award

    Robby Albarado, who was named the winner of the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award on Thursday, reflected on the accomplishment Saturday morning at Fair Grounds. Albarado is currently the leading rider at the New Orleans track.

  • Krone's Return Expected by End of Month

    Jockey Julie Krone, who was injured in a spill at Hollywood Park Dec. 12, could resume riding by the end of this month, according to her agent, Brian Beach.

  • Krone Eyes January Return from Rib Fracture

    Brian Beach, agent for Hall of Fame jockey Julie Krone, looks for a January return at Santa Anita for the 40-year-old rider, injured in a spill at Hollywood Park on Dec. 12.

  • Injured Krone Going Home for Further Tests

    Jockey Julie Krone, injured in a spill at Hollywood Park on Friday, was scheduled to travel to her home in Carlsbad Sunday and undergo further testing Monday, agent Brian Beach reported Sunday.

  • Stevens Returns to Win With Excess Summer

    Jockey Gary Stevens made a successful return from a seven-week hiatus Saturday, guiding Excess Summer to a 3 1/2-length win in the 20th running of the $107,900 On Trust Handicap for California breds at Hollywood Park.

  • Sweet Return, en route to Hollywood Derby victory.

    Krone Milks Derby Pace for Sweet Return

    Jockey Julie Krone milked a slow pace with unexpected front-runner Sweet Return and the longshot colt had the stamina to hold off his fast-closing stablemate Fairly Ransom to claim Sunday's $600,000 Hollywood Derby (gr. IT) by a half-length.

  • Redattore Old Self in Citation; Krone Sweeps Hollywood Stakes

    The gritty 8-year-old Redattore hadn't been himself in his last three starts. But with Julie Krone in the irons on Saturday, the Brazilian-bred bay showed all of his former fight, holding off favored Irish Warrior by three-quarters of a length in the $400,000 Citation Handicap (gr. IIT) at Hollywood Park Saturday.

  • Watchem Smokey Fires Home in Underwood

    Watchem Smokey, ridden by Julie Krone for trainer Bobby Frankel, came from well off the pace to post a one-length victory over Our New Recruit in the $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) at Hollywood Park Thursday.

  • Victory U.S.A. Romps in Moccasin; Krone Bags 4

    Thomas Van Meter II's Victory U.S.A., third in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) had an easy time of it Sunday, winning the $100,000 Moccason Stakes at Hollywood Park by seven lengths.

  • Spice Island wins Long Island Handicap.

    Spice Sizzles in Long Island Stretch

    Spice Island surged past favored Volga in the final 150 yards to capture the $150,000 Long Island Handicap (gr. IIT) at 1 1/2 miles for fillies and mares on a yielding Aqueduct turf Saturday.

  • Krone Back in New York for Long Island 'Cap

    Five years after riding her last race in New York, Julie Krone – the most successful female jockey of all time – returns to the Big Apple on Saturday to pilot Team Valor Stables' Banyu Dewi in the $150,000 Long Island Handicap (gr. IIT) on the Aqueduct turf.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Cup Runneth Over

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- The 20th running of the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships had everything a racing fan could ask for: heart-pounding finishes; championship performances, boxcar mutuels, and human interest stories.

  • Hall of Fame jockey Julie Krone gets first &#39;Cup win aboard Halfbridled.

    Krone in History-Making Ride with Halfbridled

    Jockey Julie Krone became the first female winner of a non-steeplechase Breeders' Cup race when she booted home favored Halfbridled to a 2 1/22-length victory in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) at Santa Anita on Saturday.

  • Excess Summer Turns Up Heat at Santa Anita

    Excess Summer, getting ready for a start in the Seabiscuit Handicap on the Oct. 25 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships undercard, blistered five furlongs in :56 4/5 over Santa Anita's fast main track Thursday morning.

  • Finalists for 2004 Woolf Award Announced

    Robby Albarado, Gary Baze, Julie Krone, Randall Meier and Richard Migliore have been nominated for the 2004 George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, Santa Anita Park announced this week.