Racing News

CHIPS ALL IN TAKES DOWN THE POT IN ALBANY

SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Chips All In made an inside rally to win the $54,150 Albany Stakes, the final stakes of the Winter/Spring Meet at Golden Gate Fields.
 

DOWN THE STRETCH RANCH: HELPING THOROUGHBREDS AND WAR VETERANS

THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2016
 
By Jon Forbes
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Down the Stretch Ranch in Creston, Wash. has become a haven for retired racehorses and war veterans alike.
 
Located on property owned by the McCanna family of Washington and California racing fame, Down the Stretch is the creation of Boone McCanna and trainer Jerry Hollendorfer. The idea was to create a place where both thoroughbreds and veterans could rehabilitate.
 

GOLDEN PICK 6 JACKPOT CARRYOVER REACHES $1.2 MILLION

SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016

ALBANY, CALIF. – The jackpot on the Golden Pick 6 will begin at $1,201,866.77 when racing continues Sunday at Golden Gate Fields.
 
Winning Golden Pick 6 tickets on Saturday were worth $1,172.12 for a 20-cent bet. The jackpot is paid only when there is a single ticket with all six winners.
 
There will be a mandatory payout on the Golden Pick 6 on June 12, closing day for the Winter/Spring Meet.

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.