Racing News

THREE TICKETS HIT GOLDEN PICK 6 FOR $33K; JACKPOT TO BEGIN AT $1.1 MILLION WHEN RACING RESUMES FRIDAY

MONDAY, MAY 30, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Three tickets hit the Golden Pick 6 for $33,726.66 on Monday at Golden Gate Fields.
 
Johnny Reb posted a 20-1 upset in the finale to help produce the substantial return. A victory by No. 6 Peppered Pro (sixth in the field of seven) would have triggered a jackpot payout of $1,230,919. The jackpot is paid only when there is a single ticket with all six winners.
 

LIVING THE LIFE BECOMES FIRST FEMALE TO WIN G3 ALL AMERICAN

MONDAY, MAY 30, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Living the Life became the first female to win the Grade 3, $100,000 All American for 3-year-olds and up when she defeated 11 opponents on Monday at Golden Gate Fields. 
 

ANYTHINGSCOOKIN LOOKS GOOD IN SUNDAY FEATURE

SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2016

BLUE TONE, DESORMEAUX TAKE ON FULL FIELD IN G3 ALL AMERICAN

SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Blue Tone will make his long-waited return to an all-weather surface when he faces a full field in the Grade 3, $100,000 All American for 3-year-olds and up on Monday at Golden Gate Fields.
 
The one-mile All American was carded as the sixth race on the nine-race Memorial Day card. 
 

GOLDEN PICK 6 JACKPOT CARRYOVER NOW EXCEEDS $1 MILLION

FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – The jackpot carryover on the Golden Pick 6 reached the $1 million milestone Friday at Golden Gate Fields. 
 
It took 50 race days for the figure to surpass $1 million. The Golden Pick 6 currently has the largest jackpot of any wager in North American horse racing.
 

GOLDEN PICK 6 JACKPOT CARRYOVER JUST SHY OF $1 MILLION GOING INTO FRIDAY CARD

THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016

ALBANY, CALIF. – The Golden Pick 6 jackpot carryover has nearly reached seven figures as $998,535.55 will be up for grabs when racing continues Friday.
 
Tickets with six winners on Thursday were worth $312.94 for a 20-cent bet. The jackpot is paid only when there is a single ticket with all six winners. 
 
Friday’s Golden Pick 6 sequence will begin with race 2, which is scheduled for 2:20 p.m.

Derby Day Fundraiser Produces More Than $40,000 for Disabled Jockeys

ELKTON, Md. – A Kentucky Derby Day silent auction fundraising campaign held on May 7 at tracks and racing venues across the U.S. raised more than $40,000 for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF). The auction was a collaborative effort by the Thoroughbred Racing Associations (TRA), PDJF, JockeyTalk360, and the Jockeys’ Guild.