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Carr Stays Hot At Golden Gate Fields
Jockey Dennis Carr, who rode four winners on New Year’s Day at Golden Gate Fields, didn’t cool off during the track’s off days Wednesday and Thursday.
Carr came back to ride two more winners Friday, taking the second race with Beau Diablo ($4.60) and the fourth with There Goes Donnie ($6.20). Only a photo finish loss in the first race – aboard Letsgetitright, who was beaten a head by favored Lord’s Minister ($4.80) – kept Carr from a riding triple.
Carr is off to a great start in 2013 as he has six wins and three seconds from 12 mounts this year.
Jockey Russell Baze, who rode three winners on New Year’s Day, also notched a riding double Friday. Baze book-ended the card, winning the first with Lord’s Minister and the eighth and final race with Cajun Market ($5.20).
Trainers John F. Martin and Jedd Josephson both saddled a pair of winners Friday. Martin took the second race with Beau Diablo and the seventh race with Last Sting ($3.20). Josephson won the fourth race with There Goes Donnie and the eighth with Cajun Market.
Racing continues at Golden Gate Fields Saturday and Sunday. Post time both days is 12:45 p.m.
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.