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Golden Gate Fields Gates Open At 7:15 A.M. For Kentucky Derby Day Party
All admission gates at Golden Gate Fields open at 7:15 a.m. Saturday for the simulcast of the entire Kentucky Derby Day racing card from Churchill Downs in Louisville, where first post is 7:30 a.m.
Golden Gate Fields will present a 10-race card of its own and post time for the first local race is 11:45 a.m.
Post time for the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby is 3:24 p.m. Golden Gate Fields will take extra time between its seventh and eighth races to show the television broadcast of the Run For The Roses on monitors throughout the facility.
Kentucky Derby-themed parties, mint juleps, hat contests, and live music will all be part of Golden Gate Fields’ celebration of America’s most important race.
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.