Carr Rides Four Winners At Golden Gate Fields

Carr Rides Four Winners At Golden Gate Fields

     Jockey Dennis Carr won four of the first five races contested at Golden Gate Fields Saturday.

     Carr took the first race with Life Is a Stone ($6.00), the third with Nancypeggy ($5.20), the fourth with Alexander’s Band ($5.60), and the fifth with Aiming Fluid ($6.60).

     Carr has won 64 races at the 2012-2013 winter/spring meeting and is second in the jockey standings to Russell Baze, who has 80 victories.

     Jockey Frank Alvarado, third in the standings with 41 wins, had a riding double Saturday.  Alvarado won the second race with Battling Atticus ($5.00) and the seventh with An App for Abbie ($17.40).

     Racing continues at Golden Gate Fields Sunday.  Post time is 12:45 p.m. and general parking, general admission, programs, beers, hot dogs, and sodas cost just $1 each.

     Golden Gate Fields is a Stronach Group company, North America's leading Thoroughbred racetrack owner/operator.  The Stronach Group racetracks include Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park & Casino, Golden Gate Fields, Portland Meadows, Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course, home of the world-famous Preakness.  The company is one of North America's top race horse breeders through its Adena Springs operation.  The company owns and operates AmTote, a global leader in wagering technology, and XpressBet, an Internet and telephone account wagering service.  The Stronach Group is also a major producer of televised horseracing programming through its HRTV cable and satellite network and is North America's premier supplier of virtual online horseracing games, as well as a leading producer of social media content for the horseracing industry.