Keyword: Russell Baze

  • Wilko Game Third in Golden Gate Comeback

    Wilko, the 2004 Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner making his first start since the Preakness (gr. I) May 21, finished a game third in a three-horse photo finish to Saturday's $60,800 Larkspur Stakes for 3-year-olds at Golden Gate Fields.

  • Russell Baze to Miss Weekend's Mounts

    Hall of Fame jockey Russell Baze will be off his mounts this weekend after taking a hard fall in the seventh race at Bay Meadows Friday night.

  • Lost in the Fog scores a perfect 10 with Bay Meadows Speed 'Cap win.

    'Foggy' Wins 10th Straight for Home Crowd

    Thrilling fans and packing stands, Lost in the Fog maintained perfection with his 10th consecutive win, romping to an impressive 7 3/4-length victory before his hometown crowd in Saturday's $100,000 Bay Meadows Speed Handicap.

  • Unbeaten Lost in the Fog emerges in front again.

    Lost in the Fog Shows Way in King's Bishop

    Undefeated Lost in the Fog did it again while capturing his first grade I victory against an overmatched field in the $250,000 King's Bishop for 3-year-old sprinters at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Lost in the Fog Big Favorite in King's Bishop

    With Bellamy Road opting for the $1-million Travers Stakes (gr. I) on the same card, Harry Aleo's unbeaten Lost in the Fog looks to be an overwhelming favorite, once again, when he faces six opponents in Saturday's seven-furlong King's Bishop Stakes (gr. I).

  • Adreamisborn Takes Eventful Grace Handicap

    Adreamisborn, ridden by Russell Baze, bided his time before overtaking Charbonnier in the stretch en route to a 3 1/2-length win in the $98,000 Jospeph T. Grace Handicap at Santa Rosa, which was run for the first time on the Northern California track's new turf course.

  • Baze Rides Southern Cal to Turf Sprint Victory

    Hall of Fame jockey Russell Baze made his first-ever foray to Calder Racecourse Sunday and returned to California with a victory aboard David S. Romanik's homebred Southern Cal in the $100,000 Calder Turf Sprint Handicap to his credit.

  • Riva Ridge winner Lost in the Fog is a clear favorite in the Carry Back Stakes.

    Lost in the Fog Shines in Carry Back Field

    Undefeated Lost in the Fog will be the feature attraction during the annual $1.9 million "Summit of Speed" program at Calder Race Course Saturday when he faces six rivals in the $300,000 Carry Back Stakes (gr. II) at six furlongs.

  • Belmont-Leading Prado Rides 'Fog in Riva Ridge

    Edgar Prado, the leading jockey at Belmont Park, will replace injured Russell Baze on undefeated Lost in the Fog in the $200,000 Riva Ridge Breeders' Cup (gr. II) Saturday.

  • Joe Castro Earns 2,000th Career Win

    Jockey Joe Castro recorded his 2,000th career victory Friday at Golden Gate Fields when he guided Aerial Hawk to a come-from-behind victory in the third race.

  • Baze Guides Pickle to Golden Gate Turf Win

    The British-bred Pickle notched her second straight graded stakes win since her arrival in the United States when she captured the $80,625 Yerba Buena Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Golden Gate Fields Saturday.

  • Uncle Denny throws his hat into the Derby ring with El Camino win.

    Baze Finds Favorite Uncle in El Camino Real

    Stan E. Fulton's favored Uncle Denny surged to the front on the home turn and won drawing off for jockey Russell Baze, capturing Saturday's $200,000 El Camino Real Derby (gr. III) at Bay Meadows.

  • Pincay Says Baze Worthy of Record Book

    Laffit Pincay Jr., the all-time leader in victories by a jockey, discounts complaints from some that fellow Hall of Fame rider Russell Baze is undeserving of the record if he breaks it because Baze mostly competes on the Northern California circuit.

  • Lost in the Fog Sets Turf Paradise Track Mark

    Northern California invader Lost in the Fog, a 2-year-old colt trained by Greg Gilchrist, established a track record at Turf Paradise Sunday when he won the 6 1/2-furlong Arizona Juvenile Stakes in 1:13.55.

  • Merv Griffin's Cee's Irish Wins Corte Madera

    Merv Griffin's Cee's Irish, the even-money favorite, wore down pacesetter Island Escape in the final sixteenth of a mile for a nose victory in the $60,400 Corte Madera Stakes Sunday at Golden Gate Fields.

  • Baze Suffers Mild Concussion at Golden Gate

    Hall of Fame jockey Russell Baze suffered a mild concussion and abrasions to his forehead and nose when he was unseated at the start of the fourth race Wednesday at Golden Gate Fields.

  • Congressionalhonor Gets Respect in BM Derby

    Jockey Russell Baze guided undistinguished Congressionalhonor around a traffic jam in the stretch to score a trouble-free 2 1/4-length victory in the $100,000 Bay Meadows Derby (gr. IIIT) on a yielding course Saturday.

  • Saratoga Passage Heads Washington Hall Choices

    Jockey Russell Baze, trainer Charlie Whittingham, breeder George Drumheller, and horses Saratoga Passage and Turbulator are the 2004 inductees to the Washington Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame.

  • On-Track Figures Improve at Bay Meadows

    Bay Meadows concluded its 2004 55-day spring meeting with increases in both on-track attendance and on-track handle, but overall handle declined by 4%.

  • Baze Takes Off Sunday Mounts with Sore Back

    Leading jockey Russell Baze, who bruised his lower back Saturday at Bay Meadows in an accident behind the starting gate, tried to ride Sunday but quit after one race.

  • Baze Wins Five Races at Bay Meadows

    Hall of Fame jockey Russell Baze capped a five-win afternoon by guiding heavy favorite Point Dume to a front-running victory in Sunday's $33,047 feature at Bay Meadows.

  • Game Trieste's Honor Wins California Derby

    Making his first stakes appearance, Cobra Farm's Trieste's Honor battled favored Capitano for the entire stretch run before getting up by a neck in the $100,000 California Derby for 3-year-olds at Bay Meadows Saturday.

  • Snorter on Fire in Berkeley BC Handicap

    Favored Snorter wore down Yougottawanna in mid-stretch to register his first graded stakes win for trainer Bobby Frankel, winning the $94,375 Berkeley Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. III) by one length at Golden Gate Fields Saturday.

  • Russell Baze, during Hall of Fame induction.

    Baze Wins 2003 Isaac Murphy Award

    Jockey Russell Baze has won the Isaac Murphy Award presented by the National Turf Writers Association for the ninth consecutive year. The award, given to the jockey with the highest winning percentage (with a minimum of 500 mounts) during the year, was inaugurated in 1995 and has been presented to Baze each year since its inception.

  • Jockey Agent Ray Kravagna Calls it a Career

    Jockey agent Ray Kravagna, who booked mounts for four Hall of Fame jockeys during his career of 43 years since he was discharged from the Army in 1960, has decided to retire.

  • National Riding Leader Dominguez Gets 300th Win

    Ramon Dominguez, the nation's leading rider in 2003, rode three winners on Friday's card at Pimlico, including his 300th of the year when he guided Palace Royale ($13.20) home in the seventh race.