Keyword: Martin Pedroza

  • Red-Hot Pedroza Wins Five at Hollywood Park

    Jockey Martin Pedroza, whose last four win-day at Hollywood Park came two years ago to the day, enjoyed his first-five win day at the Inglewood track Saturday with a little help from the stewards.

  • DQ Costs Bob and John Victory in Real Quiet

    Bob and John's apparent six-length victory as the 1-5 favorite in Saturday's $100,000 Real Quiet Stakes for 2-year-olds was overturned by Hollywood Park stewards, who gave the victory to Genre, ridden by Martin Pedroza.

  • Pedroza Wins Five at Oak Tree

    Jockey Martin Pedroza notched his fifth win of the afternoon as he guided 14-1 outsider General Fox to a one-length victory in Friday's $47,400 allowance feature at Oak Tree at Santa Anita.

  • Amorama (2) beats Island Fashion to win the John C. Mabee Handicap, Saturday at Del Mar.

    Amorama Gets Clear Sailing, Wins Mabee

    Amorama avoided a traffic jam in the stretch run of Saturday's $400,000 John C. Mabee Handicap (gr. IT) by taking a wide route to prevail by a head over Island Fashion. It was her second grade I win in two lifetime starts on the Del Mar turf course.

  • Truly A Judge, ridden by Martin Pedroza, wins the San Gabriel Handicap, Saturday at Santa Anita.

    Truly a Judge Rules in San Gabriel Handicap

    Things may not have gone quite as planned when Truly a Judge got some unexpected company on the lead. But the 3-5 favorite had enough left at the end to defeat the closer Star Cross by a length in the $150,000 San Gabriel Handicap (gr. III) Saturday at Santa Anita Park.

  • Pedroza Sidelined with Broken Collarbone

    Southern California jockey Martin Pedroza could resume riding in late April at Hollywood Park "if everything goes perfectly,"his agent, Richie Silverstein reported Wednesday.

  • Rivals Get Jump as Valenzuela Serves Days

    Except for designated races during the first eight days this meet, Patrick Valenzuela won't ride regularly until the 14th day of the 84-day Santa Anita meeting.

  • Breakdown Causes 3-Horse Spill at Del Mar

    Three-year-old Naskra Nick was euthanized after sustaining an injury to his left front leg during the running of the 10th race, a maiden $25,000 claimer at Del Mar Saturday, starting a three-horse spill during the running of the 6 1/2-furlong heat.

  • Ex-Claimer Bluesthestandard Takes Texas Mile

    Rags to riches Bluesthestandard became a multiple graded stakes winner Saturday with an authoritative four-length score over Bonapaw in the $300,000 Texas Mile (gr. III) at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas.

  • Untried Turf Runners Make Baldwin Interesting

    Fourteen 3-year-olds, including a pair of also-eligibles, have been entered for Sunday's $100,000 Baldwin Stakes (gr. IIIT) at 6 1/2 furlongs on turf at Santa Anita Park.

  • Pedroza Gets 10 Days for Infractions

    Jockey Martin Pedroza was handed two five-day suspensions for his part in a pair of disqualifications at Hollywood Park on Dec. 1.

  • Eight to Test Men's Exclusive in Underwood

    Men's Exclusive, the 9-year-old gelding who won the last two runnings of Hollywood Park's $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood (gr. III), will seek an unprecedented third victory in Saturday's 22nd running of the six-furlong stakes event.

  • Pedroza Dusts Off After Spill, Wins Next Pair

    Martin Pedroza, leading rider during the current Fairplex meet at the Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona, escaped without injury following a nasty spill in the sixth race Friday, then dusted himself off and won each of the next two races.

  • Martin Pedroza Still Plugging Away at Fairplex

    Martin Pedroza has accomplished much in his career of more than 20 years, but he has yet to attain the world class recognition of his peers in the Southern California jockey colony.

  • Pedroza Sweeps First Half of Santa Anita Card

    Jockey Martin Pedroza won each of the first four races of Wednesday's eight-race program at Santa Anita and just missed adding a fifth when beaten by a nose in the sixth race.