Goldencents jockey Kevin Krigger, speaks to the media following a morning training session in preparation for the 2013 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Derby SoCal Horse Goldencents’ Jockey Could Make History

Kevin Krigger can make history by becoming the first African-American to win the Run for the Roses since Jimmy Winkfield captured the historic race in consecutive years in 1901 and 1902.


Russell Baze

Legendary Bay Area Jockey Russell Baze Rides 50,000th Race

Hall of Fame jockey Russell Baze has ridden the 50,000th thoroughbred race of his storied career.


Race Horse. (CBS)

Eye On The Bay: Golden Gate Fields

Experience the thrilling sport of thoroughbred horse racing at Golden Gate Fields, the last great Bay Area racetrack.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/03/2012

Video shows a race at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton where jockey Jorge Herrera was killed on July 5, 2012. ( / CBS)

Jockey Dies After Falling Off Horse At Alameda County Fair

A jockey was thrown from his horse and killed in a race at the Alameda County Fair on Thursday.


Race Horse. (CBS)

Fund To Help Paralyzed Golden Gate Fields Jockey

Jockey Michael Martinez was recovering in the Intensive Care Unit at Highland Hospital in Oakland. A fund has been established to help Martinez and his family.

CBS San Francisco–09/18/2010

Race Horse. (CBS)

Jockey Paralyzed During Golden Gate Fields Race

A 24-year-old jockey is in critical but stable condition at Highland Hospital after severing his spinal cord in a fall during a race at Golden Gate Fields in Berkeley on Sunday, track physician Dr. David Seftel said Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–09/14/2010