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Follow directly the contend between jockeys Jorge Ricardo and Russell Baze, who are keeping a personal duel to obtain the world record of won races. Our site is the only one that from its start publishes and updates statistics every day.

 

 Up to January 30, 2014

    1°
 Jorge Ricardo
    12.146
    2°
 Russell Baze
    12.111
    3°
 Laffit Pincay Jrs.
      9.530
    4°
 William Shoemaker
      8.833
    5°
 Pat Day
      8.803

Victories in 2014 – Up to January 30

 Russell Baze    27
 Jorge Ricardo    10

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 Jorge Ricardo, the southamerican legend, an exceptional jockey and a wonderful person, strugglind for the world record of won races.

Born on 09/30/1961 in Rio de Janeiro (Brasil), won his first race on 11/11/1976 with the horse Taim, trained by his father, Antonio Ricardo.

He has won 30 yearly statistics, 26 in Brazil and 4 in Argentina, the last one in 2012.

Now Jorge Ricardo runs in the Racetracks: Argentino de Palermo, San Isidro and La Plata of Argentina.

Out of Brazil he run in Argentina (country where he nowdays resides), Peru, Uruguay, Chile, the USA, France and England.

Jorge Ricardo has won International Major Stakes (G. 1) in every country of Latin America where he has run.

He succeeded more than 160 races Grade 1, included the “Gran Premio Internacional Latinoamericano” on five occasions, which is the most important event of southamerican turf, when his immediate persecutors have done it only on 2 occasions.

The best horse that has run was Much Better, it was a real champion.

Jorge Ricardo confessed to me that his dream is to end his career placed in history of world turf as the most winner of all times, and he’ll only think of retire after Russell Baze does and with the world record in my hands.

In 1993 beat the brasilian record wining 477 victories in one year

In 2008, Jorge Ricardo beat the argentinian record wining 467 races in one year.

In January 9, 2008 Jorge Ricardo breaks another record, he is the first jockey in history who reaches the incredible number of  10.000 triumphs.

In May 26, 2013 reached the 12,000 victories and the continuing struggle with Russell Baze.

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russell-baze.jpg Russell Baze, was born in Vancouver, Canada on 08/07/1958, won his first race on 10/28/1974 with the horse Oregon Warrior trained by his father, Joe Baze.

On 12 occasions he won the yearly statistics of jockeys in USA, the last one in 2012.

He performs mainly in every racetrack of northern California (USA).

For 13 times Russell Baze surpased the 400 yearly triumphs, breaking all records in the USA.

He only won 5 races of Grade 1 in his large campaign.

The most important victories were gotten with the horse Lost in the Fog.

Racing Awards: George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award (2002), Isaac Murphy Award (1995 – 2003 and 2005 – 2009), Eclipse Special Award (1995).

In 1999 he entered the Hall of Fame (National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame).

In February 1, 2008 Russell Baze reached the 10000 triumphs and still struggling with Jorge Ricardo for the world record for races wins.

In July 7, 2013 reached the 12,000 victories and the continuing struggle with Jorge Ricardo.
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For   Carlos Taboas Boente paginadeturf@hotmail.com 

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