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August 13, 1989 | ANDREW BEYER, The Washington Post
A horse named Go Boberiba was flying past the leaders in the stretch run of a race here Monday when he snapped his leg and sent jockey Robbie Davis hurtling toward the ground. There was only a moment before Davis hit the hard Del Mar track, but that moment evoked the most terrifying, tragic, traumatic moment of his life. "I was thinking, 'No, please! Please!' Davis said. He knew that two other horses in the field were coming up behind him. "I was just waiting for the contact.
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August 13, 1989 | ANDREW BEYER, The Washington Post
A horse named Go Boberiba was flying past the leaders in the stretch run of a race here Monday when he snapped his leg and sent jockey Robbie Davis hurtling toward the ground. There was only a moment before Davis hit the hard Del Mar track, but that moment evoked the most terrifying, tragic, traumatic moment of his life. "I was thinking, 'No, please! Please!' Davis said. He knew that two other horses in the field were coming up behind him. "I was just waiting for the contact.
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March 15, 1989 | BILL CHRISTINE, Times Staff Writer
For more than seven months last year, jockey Robbie Davis was having, by his own admission, the best year of his life. In August, Davis' wife, Marguerite, had delivered Robert Glen Davis Jr., their third child and first son. By October, Davis' horses had won 231 races and earned $7.1 million. Davis ranked sixth in the nation in purses. He was riding Mercedes Won, one of the country's best 2-year-olds, and Pay the Butler, a prominent grass horse. But on the afternoon of Oct.
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August 8, 1989 | JAY HOVDEY, Special to The Times
Robbie Davis, Del Mar's second leading rider, escaped serious injury Monday when his mount in the third race shattered a foreleg nearing the finish line and sent the jockey crashing to the Del Mar track. Luckily, there were no horses following when Davis fell, preventing any chance of an accident similar to last October's fatal spill at Belmont Park in which jockey Mike Venezia was killed when he went down beneath the hoofs of a horse ridden by Davis.
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June 10, 1989
Splendor Catch took the lead out of the gate and stayed in front all the way Friday to win the $50,000 one-mile feature race on the turf at Hollywood Park, the gelding's third consecutive victory. Ridden by Gary Stevens, Splendor Catch finished 3 1/2 lengths in front of Individualist, ridden by Robbie Davis. Splendor Catch has won of four of eight starts this year.
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August 8, 1989 | JAY HOVDEY, Special to The Times
Robbie Davis, Del Mar's second leading rider, escaped serious injury Monday when his mount in the third race shattered a foreleg nearing the finish line and sent the jockey crashing to the Del Mar track. Luckily, there were no horses following when Davis fell, preventing any chance of an accident similar to last October's fatal spill at Belmont Park in which jockey Mike Venezia was killed when he went down beneath the hoofs of a horse ridden by Davis.
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January 6, 1990
Agirlfromars overtook Collective Joy entering the stretch and drew off for a 4 1/2-length victory in Friday's $47,000 feature race at Santa Anita before a crowd of 17,602. Agirlfromars, the even-money favorite ridden by Robbie Davis and carrying 114 pounds, covered one mile on Santa Anita's turf course in 1:33 2/5 and paid $4, $3 and $2.60.
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August 18, 1989 | Associated Press
Olympic Native, with Robbie Davis aboard for his third win of the afternoon, beat favored Speedratic by 1 3/4 lengths in the $50,000 feature race Thursday at Del Mar. Olympic Native covered the 6 1/2 furlongs in 1:15 1/5 for his second win of the meeting. Sent off as fourth choice by the crowd of 13,696, Olympic Native returned $15, $7 and $4 and earned $27,500. Speedratic, the 7-5 favorite ridden by Gary Stevens, returned $3.20 and $3. Pinecutter, with Corey Black up, paid $3.40.
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August 15, 1986
The Hart Pony All-Star baseball team won its first game at the Pony World Series in Washington, Pa., defeating Del City Okla., on Thursday, 4-1. Jason Malone's two-run home run in the bottom of the third inning supported the pitching of Robbie Davis and Darin Tsukashima as Hart improved its record to 11-1. Hart, a team of 13- and 14-year-olds from the Santa Clarita Valley, will play Hagerstown, Md., on Saturday in the eight-team double-elimination tournament.
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June 10, 1989
Splendor Catch took the lead out of the gate and stayed in front all the way Friday to win the $50,000 one-mile feature race on the turf at Hollywood Park, the gelding's third consecutive victory. Ridden by Gary Stevens, Splendor Catch finished 3 1/2 lengths in front of Individualist, ridden by Robbie Davis. Splendor Catch has won of four of eight starts this year.
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March 15, 1989 | BILL CHRISTINE, Times Staff Writer
For more than seven months last year, jockey Robbie Davis was having, by his own admission, the best year of his life. In August, Davis' wife, Marguerite, had delivered Robert Glen Davis Jr., their third child and first son. By October, Davis' horses had won 231 races and earned $7.1 million. Davis ranked sixth in the nation in purses. He was riding Mercedes Won, one of the country's best 2-year-olds, and Pay the Butler, a prominent grass horse. But on the afternoon of Oct.
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July 29, 1988
Hart hit six home runs to rout North Torrance, 14-3, in a first-round game of the Coast Region Colt baseball tournament Thursday at Heartwell Park in Long Beach. Robbie Davis of Hart allowed three runs on six hits and the game was called after five innings because of the 10-run rule. Davis, who struck out five and walked two, also hit a home run. Others Hart players hitting homers were Chris Vasquez, Lance Migita, Darin Tsukashima, Jason Edwards and Anthony Chessani.
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August 7, 1995 | Associated Press
Not Surprising won his second consecutive race, earning a two-length victory Sunday in the 11th running of the $119,000, Grade II, A Phenomenon Stakes. With Robbie Davis aboard, Not Surprising closed strongly in the middle of the track to take the lead in deep stretch and defeat Chimes Band. Mining Burrah was another length behind in third. Not Surprising, a Florida-bred 5-year-old, won the Finger Lakes Budweiser Breeders' Cup, a Grade III sprint, in his prior start.
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