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.
Hall of Fame jockey Russell Baze has ridden the 50,000th thoroughbred race of his storied career.
Experience the thrilling sport of thoroughbred horse racing at Golden Gate Fields, the last great Bay Area racetrack.
A jockey was thrown from his horse and killed in a race at the Alameda County Fair on Thursday.
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.
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.