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Hollendorfer Runners Favored In Monday’s $100,000 All American; Apprentice Rider Lopez Has Five-Victory Sunday

G. G. Ryder and Summer Hit, separated by a half-length when running one-two in the San Francisco Mile on April 25, are the top two picks on the morning line in Monday’s $100,000 All American Stakes at Golden Gate Fields.
     A Grade 3 event for 3-year-olds and up, the All American will be decided at one mile on the synthetic Tapeta racing surface.  The feature is the eighth event on a nine-race card and will be run at approximately at 4:30 p.m.  First post is 12:45 p.m.

Cast In Silver Wins Sprint Feature By A Head

Cast in Silver, a 4-year-old filly who has never been worse than second, got up in the final strides to win the $29,906 sprint feature by a head Saturday at Golden Gate Fields.
     Ridden by Russell Baze, Cast in Silver defeated Two Pump and apprentice rider David Lopez in a head-bobbing photo finish.  Cast in Silver was the 3-2 favorite in a field of seven and returned $5.00 after the stopping the clock in 1:09.67.

Five Multiple Stakes-Winners Among Field Of Nine In All American

     Nine horses, including five multiple stakes-winners, are entered in the Grade 3 $100,000 All American Stakes, which will be run Memorial Day Monday at Golden Gate Fields. 
     Contested at one mile on Golden Gate Fields’ synthetic Tapeta racing surface, the All American is for 3-year-olds and up.  The feature is the eighth event on a nine-race program that begins at 12:45 p.m. and will be run at approximately 4:15 p.m. 

Summer Hit Will Seek All American Hat Trick Monday

Summer Hit, a 6-year-old gelding who has been victorious in 11 of his 23 races, will try to win the Grade 3 All American Stakes for the third consecutive year Monday at Golden Gate Fields.
     A one-mile race on Tapeta for 3-year-olds and up, the All American is the feature event on a special Memorial Day racing program.  Post time is 12:45 p.m.

Irish-Bred Mare Will Tackle The Boys In All American Stakes

     The Irish-bred mare Living The Life will face male rivals Monday at Golden Gate Fields when she competes in the Grade 3 $100,000 All American Stakes.
     A one-mile race for 3-year-olds and up, the All American will highlight a special Memorial 
Day racing program at Golden Gate Fields.  Post time for the holiday card is 12:45 p.m.

All American Candidates Workout For Memorial Day Feature

     Blues Blaster, Eagle Screams, Hypnatique and Pepper Crown, four runners that are scheduled to start in the $100,000 All American Stakes at Golden Gate Fields on Memorial Day Monday (May 25), stepped up their training for the race with serious workouts Sunday.  

Gonzalez Rides Four Winners At Golden Gate Fields

Jockey Ricardo Gonzalez, who recorded the first four-win day of his career on April 18, duplicated the feat Saturday at Golden Gate Fields.
     In securing his second four-bagger, Gonzalez scored back-to-back wins twice on the 10-race card.  Gonzalez took the third race with Down Low Mama ($5.00), the fourth with Really a Princess ($3.80), the eighth with Miss Centerfold ($5.20), and the ninth with Inside Scoop ($28.40).

Early Opening At Golden Gate Fields For Simulcast Of Preakness Card

Golden Gate Fields is opening all admission gates at 9 a.m. Saturday in order to simulcast the majority of the Preakness Stakes Day card from Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.
     Golden Gate Fields will simulcast races four through 14 from Pimlico and also present a 10-race card of its own.  Post time for the first Golden Gate Fields race is 11:45 a.m.
      Post time for the Preakness Stakes, the 13th race on the Pimlico card, is 3:18 p.m.  The 

Preakness Betting Available Friday At Golden Gate Fields

     Fans attending Golden Gate Fields Friday can make advance wagers on Saturday’s $1.5 million Preakness Stakes, which features a rematch between the first three finishers in the Kentucky Derby.
     American Pharoah won the 1 1/4-mile Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs by a length over Firing Line, who took second by two lengths over Dortmund.  Those three runners will be joined by five others in the 1 3/16-mile Preakness at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.

Debut For California Chrome’s Full Sister Delayed By Virus

Hope’s Love, a full-sister to 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome, was scheduled to make her career debut Friday at Golden Gate Fields but will be not be up to the task, trainer Steve Sherman reported Wednesday.