Keyword: Rick Wilson

  • Ray Sabille

    Ray Sibille Popular Pick for 2005 Woolf Award

    Ray Sibille, who rode 4,264 winners in a 35-year career before his retirement last July, is the winner of the 2005 George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, Santa Anita Park announced Sunday.

  • Finalists for Woolf Award Announced

    David Flores, Casey Lambert, Richard Migliore, Ray Sibille and Rick Wilson have been nominated for the 2005 George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, Santa Anita Park announced Thursday.

  • Jockey Wilson Released from Hospital

    Maryland jockey Rick Wilson was discharged May 25 from the Maryland Shock Trauma Center and sent for rehabilitation to Kernan Hospital near Baltimore.

  • Wilson in Critical Condition After Pimlico Fall

    Jockey Rick Wilson is in critical condition at the Shock Trauma Unit at the University of Maryland Hospital in downtown Baltimore following a spill at Pimlico Saturday afternoon.

  • Move To Strike Wins Star De Naskra

    Move To Strike charged to the lead and kept his opponents at bay to win Sunday's $75,000 Star De Naskra Stakes for 3-year-old Maryland breds at Pimlico.

  • The Lady's Groom Wins Jim McKay Duel

    The Lady's Groom battled odds-on favorite Unforgettable Max every step of the way to win the $150,000 Jim McKay Breeders' Cup Handicap, the co-feature Saturday at Pimlico.

  • Gators N Bears Overpowers Hoover Foes

    The Leo Nechamkin owned and trained Gators N Bears won the $75,000 Hoover Stakes at Laurel Park Saturday, but not without a fight from Michael Gill's entry of Native Heir and My Good Trick.

  • Dominguez Takes 2003 Maryland Honors

    National riding leader Ramon Dominguez, who split time between Maryland and Delaware, had more trips to the winners' circle in Maryland than any other rider in the colony, winning 185 races at Pimlico and Laurel Park in 2003. Trainer Dale Capuano and owner Michael Gill again topped their divisions this year.

  • No Win for Leatherbury as Laurel Meet Ends

    The 22-day Laurel Park summer meet ended Friday with Ryan Fogelsonger, Jerry Robb and Michael Gill winning individual titles, but trainer King Leatherbury failed to win his milestone 6,000th race.

  • Wilson Passes Rudy Baez, Now 19th All Time

    With two victories on Saturday's Laurel Park card, jockey Rick Wilson moved ahead of Rudy Baez for the 19th spot on the all-time win list with career win 4,876. Baez retired with 4,875.

  • Laurel's Schapiro Draws Solid Field of 11

    The rare summer stakes race on the grass in Maryland has attracted eleven entries for Saturday's $150,000 John D. Schapiro Memorial Breeders' Cup at Laurel Park, the only six figure race in the 22-day summer meet.

  • Deadline Gives Wilson Nice Dubai Sendoff

    Jockey Rick Wilson, who is flying to Dubai on Monday afternoon to ride sprinting sensation Xtra Heat in the $2 million Golden Shaheen on Saturday, got a nice sendoff with a rousing victory aboard John Newell's Deadline in the $60,000 Horatius Stakes for 3-year-olds at Laurel Park.

  • Xtra Heat sizzled in her 25th career victory.

    Back Home, Xtra Heat Smokes Rivals

    Champion sprinter Xtra Heat broke on top and went on to score an authoritative victory in Saturday's $50,000 What a Summer Stakes for fillies and mares at Laurel Park.

  • Dat You Miz Blue Spoils Xtra Heat's Party

    Xtra Heat, last year's 3-year-old filly champion, was expected to crush her foes in Saturday's six-furlong, $81,650 Garland of Roses Handicap for fillies and mares. But Dat You Miz Blue had other plans.

  • Xtra Heat back on the track Saturday.

    Xtra Heat Returns at Big A

    Making her first appearance since being sold privately last month, champion Xtra Head will line up for the $75,000 Garland of Roses at Aqueduct Saturday.

  • Wilson Reaches Top 20 of All-Time Winners

    With a victory in today's third race at Laurel Park, jockey Rick Wilson tied Hall of Fame rider Eddie Arcaro for the 20th spot on the all-time win list. Both have 4,779 career wins.

  • Xtra Heat, winning the Interborough Handicap.

    Xtra Heat Draws Post Two in Barbara Fritchie

    Xtra Heat, a finalist in two Eclipse Award categories, drew post position two for Saturday's Barbara Fritchie Handicap (gr. II) at Laurel. The Eclipse Awards will be announced Feb. 18.

  • Gigi's Magic Wins Jameela

    Elizabeth Walsh's Gigi's Magic, making her first start of the year, took the opening advantage and never looked back recording an upset win in the $60,000 Jameela Stakes for Maryland-bred fillies on Pimlico's opening day card.