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Wine Tasting Fundraiser for Martinez Wednesday
Bistro 1491 in Albany will host a wine tasting fundraiser for injured jockey Michael Martinez following Wednesday’s opening-day card at Golden Gate Fields. The cost is $15 per person and all proceeds will go to the Michael Martinez Fund.
Bistro 1491 is located at 1491 Solano Ave. and the wine tasting will run from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Bistro 1491 is owned by longtime horse racing fan Tim Tam.
Martinez is paralyzed from the waist down and is receiving treatment at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose. Michael and his fiancée, Charlotte Garcia, recently welcomed into the world a daughter, Merari.