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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.

05/04/2013

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.

01/26/2013

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 5–08/03/2012

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

07/05/2012

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