Live Racing Cards, Breeders’ Cup Simulcasts Make For Big Week At Golden Gate Fields

Live Racing Cards, Breeders’ Cup Simulcasts Make For Big Week At Golden Gate Fields

     Golden Gate Fields will present live racing programs Thursday through Sunday and also simulcast the Breeders’ Cup World Championships from Santa Anita Friday and Saturday.  

     Racing will begin at the usual 12:45 p.m. post time Thursday and Sunday, however, there will be special post times and gate opens Friday and Saturday for the Breeders’ Cup simulcasts.

     Post time for Friday’s nine-race card at Golden Gate Fields is 12:05 p.m., with general admission and club house gates opening at 10 a.m. and the turf club at 11 a.m.  First post at Santa Anita is 11:15 a.m. and post time for the first Breeders’ Cup race, the Juvenile Sprint (Race 4 on the program), is 1:06 p.m.

     Golden Gate Fields will present a 10-race program Saturday and first post is
11:40 a.m.  All admission gates open at 9 a.m.  First post at Santa Anita is 10:05 a.m. and post time for the first Breeders’ Cup race, the Juvenile Turf (Race 4), is 11:50 a.m.

     Golden Gate Fields will present a nine-race card Sunday and offer fans $1 general admission, $1 general parking, $1 hot dogs, $1 beers, and $1 sodas as well as the opportunity to watch all the football games via the NFL Sunday Ticket.

     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.