Jockey Schvanevelt Goes Back-To-Back At GGF

Jockey Schvanevelt Goes Back-To-Back At GGF

Schvaneveldt won the third race with Spirit to Win ($4.20), the fourth with Roulette It Roll ($6.00), and the fifth with Rathsallagh Bride ($6.80). Schvaneveldt, who has 26 wins at the summer meeting, took sole possession of second place in the jockey standings with his triple. Schvaneveldt was one of three jockeys to win consecutive races on Thursday’s eight-race program. Russell Baze, the leading jockey at the meeting with 44 victories, swept the early Daily Double, taking the first race with Cashmere Mist ($4.00) and the second with Brickyardtradition ($17.40). The Daily Double paid $28.20. Leslie Mawing also rode back-to-back winners as he captured the sixth race with Bushranger Ned ($8.60) and the seventh with Blazethepaige ($6.00). Mawing is tied for fourth in the rider standings with 21 wins. Racing continues at Golden Gate Fields Friday. Post time is 12:45 p.m.