Early Bird Opening At GGF For Breeders’ Cup Simulcast

Early Bird Opening At GGF For Breeders’ Cup Simulcast

     All gates at Golden Gate Fields open at 8:30 a.m. Saturday for the simulcast of Day 2 of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships from Churchill Downs in Louisville.

     Post time at Churchill Downs is 9:05 a.m. and the historic track will present 12 races, including nine Breeders’ Cup events.  The first Breeders’ Cup race, the $500,000 Marathon, will be run at 10:20 a.m.  

     The post time schedule for the other Breeders’ Cup races is as follows: $1 million Juvenile Turf, 11:02 a.m.; $1.5 million Sprint, 11:37 a.m.; $1 million Turf Sprint, 12:21 p.m.; $1 million Dirt Mile, 1:01 p.m.; $3 million Turf, 1:45 p.m.; $2 million Juvenile, 2:25 p.m.; $2 million Mile, 3:07 p.m.; and the $5 million Classic, 4 p.m.  

     Golden Gate Fields will present a 10-race card of its own and post time for the first local heat 10:55 a.m.  The main event is the ninth race, the $50,000 Golden Gate Debutante Stakes for 2-year-old fillies.  Post time for the Debutante is 4:30 p.m.

     Dunmore East Wins Prep For All American  --  Dunmore East overhauled pacesetter Our Nautique in the final sixteenth of a mile to win the $38,000 allowance feature at Golden Gate Fields Friday by 1 1/4 lengths under jockey Inoel Beato.

     Trained by Lloyd Mason and owned by Ann Marie Farm, Dunmore East took the 1 1/16-mile race for 3-year-olds and up in 1:44.85 and paid $11.40 as the fourth wagering choice in a field of five.  Skipshot finshed third, 4 1/2 lengths behind Our Nautique.  

     The feature served as a prep for the Grade 3 $100,000 All American Stakes, which will be run Friday, Nov. 25, at Golden Gate Fields.  The All American is a 1 1/8-mile race for 3-year-olds and up and is the lone graded stakes event of the fall meeting.