Racing News

GOLDEN PICK 6 JACKPOT NOW UP TO $619K; FOUR WINNERS COLLECT $35K SUNDAY

SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – The Golden Pick 6 jackpot continues to grow as the pot will begin at $619,135.32 when racing resumes Thursday at Golden Gate Fields.
 
Sunday’s Golden Pick 6 returned $35,227.84 to four winning tickets. The jackpot – which has grown steadily over 36 consecutive race days – is paid only when there is one ticket with all six winners.
 

ALERT BAY HOLDS OFF INVADERS IN G3 SAN FRANCISCO MILE

SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Locally based Alert Bay stalked the pace and held off late challenges from Gabriel Charles and Bal a Bali to win the Grade 3, $100,000 San Francisco Mile on Saturday at Golden Gate Fields.
 

SATURDAY’S GOLDEN PICK 6 RETURNS $22K; JACKPOT TO BEGIN AT $558K ON SUNDAY

SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – The Golden Pick 6 returned $22,499.64 to seven winners on Saturday after Air Nashoba posted an 80-1 upset in the fifth leg. The jackpot will begin at $558,744.71 on Sunday.
 
There were two tickets that would have triggered a jackpot payout. The wager would have returned $716,242.25 had No. 7 Son of Sang or No. 8 Meeting in Heaven won the finale.  
 

GABRIEL CHARLES FACES LARGE FIELD IN G3 SAN FRANCISCO MILE; GOLDEN GATE FIELDS TO PRESENT ALL-GRASS LATE PICK 4 WITH $150K GUARANTEE

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Gabriel Charles, unraced since winning the 2015 Grade 1 Eddie Read, will face a large, competitive field when he makes his comeback in the Grade 3, $100,000 San Francisco Mile on Saturday at Golden Gate Fields.
 
The San Francisco Mile, a turf event for 3-year-olds and up, was carded as the eighth race on a 10-race card. It will serve as the second leg of the $150,000 Guaranteed All-Grass Late Pick 4. 
 

GOLDEN PICK 6 JACKPOT TO BEGIN AT $453K ON FRIDAY; TWO TICKETS CASH FOR $53K ON SUNDAY

SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – The jackpot on the Golden Pick 6 will begin at $453,398.07 when racing resumes Friday at Golden Gate Fields.
 
The jackpot – which has grown steadily over 33 consecutive race days – is paid only when there is one ticket with all six winners.
 
There were two winning tickets on Sunday’s Golden Pick 6, which returned $53,276.78. A total of $199,449 in new money was bet into the pool. 

OUTSIDE NASHVILLE TOP PREDATOR IN SATURDAY FEATURE; STABLEMATE SAHARA SKY FINISHES FIFTH

SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Outside Nashville, winner of the Lost in the Fog Stakes in February, made a triumphant return to Northern California by capturing the $33,000 no-conditions allowance feature for 3-year-olds and up Saturday at Golden Gate Fields.
 

JOCKEY GONZALEZ A PERFECT 4-FOR-4 FRIDAY AT GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Jockey Ricardo Gonzalez was perfect Friday as he won with all four of his mounts at Golden Gate Fields.
 
Gonzalez prevailed in the opener aboard Senna ($4.80) before adding wins in race 4 with Anya Amasova ($3.80) and race 5 with Hotbob ($4.80). His race 7 mount, Excessive Tequila ($22), was second under the wire but was promoted to the victory after High Greeley was disqualified and placed fifth.