First Bet Is On The House Friday And Saturday At Golden Gate Fields

First Bet Is On The House Friday And Saturday At Golden Gate Fields

Fans attending Golden Gate Fields for the simulcast of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships Friday and Saturday will get their first bet on the house.
 
     Golden Gate Fields, which will present live racing cards in addition to simulcasting the Breeders’ Cup programs from Santa Anita, will give patrons a cash voucher both Friday and Saturday. 
 
      Gates open at 10 a.m. Friday and there are special early post times at both tracks –10:40 a.m. at Santa Anita, 12:05 p.m. at Golden Gate Fields.  Post time for the first Breeders’ Cup race, the $500,000 Marathon, is 1:45 p.m. 
 
      Saturday, gates open at 9 a.m. and post time is 10:15 a.m. at Santa Anita and 11:40 a.m. at Golden Gate Fields.  The first Breeders’ Cup race, the $2 million Juvenile Fillies, will be run at 12:05 p.m.