Monday, November 24, 2008


ALBANY -- Leading jockey Russell Baze, capitalizing on some live mounts, rode three winners Sunday at Golden Gate Fields.

Baze, who tops the jockey standings with 76 victories at the fall meeting, scored his hat trick with three favorites. The Hall of Famer won the first race with Bold Reward ($4.60), the third with Luck Be a Lily ($6.40) and the fourth with Out of Seattle ($4.80).

Baze guided Bold Reward and Out of Seattle to victory for trainer William E. Morey, the second-leading trainer at the meeting with 33 wins. Jerry Hollendorfer is the leading trainer with 37 victories.

Trainer Frank Lucarelli also saddled two winners Sunday. Lucarelli won the second race with Nina Win ($33.60) and the seventh with Topoftheday ($14.60).

Racing resumes at Golden Gate Fields Wednesday. Post time is 12:45 p.m. and there is a carryover of $14,823 in the Pick Six.

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