Ticker
  • Texas Chrome (2-1) bravely squeezed through on the rail for an Oklahoma Derby win.Posted 2 days ago
  • Unbridled Mo (4-1) rides the rail to victory in the Remington Park Oaks.Posted 2 days ago
  • Accelerate (1-1) rallies to win the Los Alamitos Derby (G2).Posted 3 days ago
  • Connect (10-1) upsets the Pennsylvania Derby.Posted 3 days ago
  • Songbird (1-5) gets win number 11 in the Cotillion (G1) at Parx Racing.Posted 3 days ago
  • Noholdingback Bear (3-1) wins the Gallant Bob (G3) at Parx Racing.Posted 3 days ago
  • 2015 Turf Champion Big Blue Kitten has been retired from racing, via the Chad Brown barn.Posted 6 days ago
  • No catching Sarah Sis (10-1) in the Presque Isle Downs Masters.Posted 8 days ago
  • Victory to Victory  7-1) pulls clear in the Grade 1 Natalma Stakes.Posted 9 days ago
  • Good Samaritan (3-1) rolls to a Breeders' Cup birth with a Summer Stakes win.Posted 9 days ago

Iron Man Russell Baze Reaches 50,000 Mounts

This missive from Golden Gate Fields on the occasion of 54-year-old Hall of Fame jockey Russell Baze riding his 50,000th mount at the Bay Area track on Friday:

“Baze, who swept the first three races on Friday’s card, has amassed 11,839 victories from his 50,000 mounts. Both the win total and mount total are North American racing records.

“How impressive is it to ride in 50,000 races? Equibase, horse racing’s official record keepers, determined the distance of Baze’s races total more than 42,924 miles and the total elapsed time of those races equals nearly 48 days.

“Since the circumference of the earth is 24,901.55 miles, Equibase’s stats show that Baze has raced around the world 1.72 times.”

 

 

comments powered by Disqus

Older Comments about Iron Man Russell Baze Reaches 50,000 Mounts...

Congratulations to Russell Baze, and his poor Knee's for reaching an absolutely amazing milestone.

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories