Apprentice David C. Lopez won the “Lopez Family Riding Battle” at Golden Gate Fields Friday when he finished a clear second in the sixth race aboard The Alameda Kid while his older brother Erick Lopez took third aboard High Greely and their father Charles “C. C.” Lopez finished fourth with Time to Glow.
The sixth race at Golden Gate Fields Friday will serve as a Lopez Family Reunion as father Charles (more commonly known as C. C.) will ride against sons David and Erick in the one mile contest for 3-year-olds and up.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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).
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