Dollar NFL Sundays Return to GGF

Dollar NFL Sundays Return to GGF

Why go to a sports bar in San Francisco to watch NFL games when one of the perks of living in San Francisco is that one of the top San Francisco events of the weekend combines the NFL and live horse racing?

Golden Gate Fields race track kicks off Dollar NFL Sundays on Sept. 11 by ensuring sports fans don't miss a minute of football or thoroughbred action.

San Francisco sports fans can come to the track and enjoy Golden Gate Fields’ NFL End Zone, a fully equipped sports bar complete with 16 plasma televisions and the Sunday Ticket package, bringing all the action from the opening kickoff to the final whistle.

The NFL End Zone also offers an outstanding view of the horse races. It's a combination of visual treats that can't be found in any other sports bar in San Francisco.

The Dollar Day promotion on Sunday also makes it one of the most economical San Francisco events this weekend. All day Sunday, general admission, sodas, beers, programs, general parking and hot dogs are only a buck.

On top of it all, there will also be a live concert featuring Pop Fiction, which begins after the first race.

Golden Gate Fields’ Dollar NFL Sunday caps an entertaining weekend that will help remind Bay Area residents why they enjoy living in San Francisco so much.

Saturday brings another installment of the Off The Grid Food Truck Rally, where fans can bet the ponies and sip bloody maries while enjoying some of the most inventive and tasty cuisine on wheels.

This Friday, like every Friday during the summer, Golden Gate Fields takes care of the seniors living in San Francisco by providing free Club House admission for all Thoroughbreds Club members 62 years old and older.

For NFL fans, seniors or those simply looking for one of the most unique San Francisco events this weekend, Golden Gate Fields race track has everyone covered.
Gates open at 10:00 a.m. each day, with post time being 12:45.

About Golden Gate Fields

Golden Gates Fields, Northern California’s premier horse racing facility, commenced its first meeting on Feb. 1, 1941. Due to poor track conditions caused by heavy rains, the inaugural meeting lasted only five days. America’s involvement in World War II meant racing at the race track wouldn’t resume for six years, and the track became a naval amphibious landing craft base.

Golden Gate Fields reopened on Sept. 9, 1947, and since has hosted many of the sports’ greatest thoroughbred horses and jockeys. The great Bill Shoemaker, who would go on to become the world’s winningest riders, scored his first career victory at Golden Gate Fields on April 20, 1949, aboard Shafter V. He retired 41 years later with 8,833 wins.

Through the years champion horses like Citation (1948 Horse of the Year), Noor (Handicap Horse of 1950), Determine (1954 Kentucky Derby winner), John Henry (Horse of the Year in 1981 and 1984), Brown Bess (Female Grass Horse of 1989), Tight Spot (Grass Horse of 1991), and Lost in the Fog (Sprinter of 2005) have competed at Golden Gate Fields.

Golden Gate Fields is a beautiful facility that features an elegant Turf Club, a vast and comfortable Club House, smart simulcast rooms, and plenty of free seating in the general admission areas, all of which make a trip to the facility one of the most entertaining San Francisco Bay events this weekend.

For more information on California horse racing, betting tips to make your experience more enjoyable and the latest horse racing results, visit Golden Gate Fields online at, on Facebook at or on Twitter at