Racing News

CODE WARRIOR GETS TWO-TURN TEST IN CAL OAKS

ALBANY, CALIF. – Code Warrior, a close second in the Grade 2 Santa Ynez, will attempt to regain the winning thread Saturday in the $50,000 California Oaks at Golden Gate Fields.
 
The 1 1/16-mile California Oaks for 3-year-old fillies was carded as race 7 with a scheduled post time of 3:58 p.m.
 

LONG SHOT, FAVORITE TAKE SEPARATE DIVISIONS OF SUNDAY MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHTS

ALBANY, CALIF. – A 50-1 long shot and an even-money favorite won separate divisions of maiden special weight races for 3-year-olds Sunday at Golden Gate Fields.
 
Golden Gate offered two 5 ½-furlong events for maiden 3-year-olds on Sunday’s card. The first division, which was carded as race 4, went to Pure Comedy ($102.40), who led from gate to wire under jockey Joe Crispin. In race 6, Malibu Alex ($4) rallied from sixth to debut a 3 ¼-length winner with Ricardo Gonzalez aboard.
 

GOLDEN PICK 6 HIT FOR $39K AS MOGER, MARTINEZ POST DOUBLES

SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – A pair of 8-1 winners from the barn of Ed Moger helped trigger a $39,946.60 payout in the Golden Pick 6 on Saturday at Golden Gate Fields.
 
The Golden Pick 6 is a jackpot-style wager that pays out the entire pool only when there is a unique ticket with all six winners. The minimum bet is 20 cents.
 

WATCH & WAGER ON CAL CUP AT GOLDEN GATE

FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Golden Gate Fields on Saturday will offer simulcast wagering on the California Cup at Santa Anita.
 
The Cal Cup comprises five stakes worth a total of $1.15 million. All 10 races on the Cal Cup card are restricted to California-breds or the progeny of California sires.
 

MAH GELLIN SETS TRACK RECORD IN SUNDAY FEATURE; BAZE PADS LEAD WITH FOUR WINS

SUNDAY, JANUARY 24, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Mah Gellin blew past the pacesetter in midstretch and ran away from his rivals to easily win the $35,579 second-level optional claiming feature Sunday at Golden Gate Fields.
 

TRIBAL DUDE STAYS HOT WITH WIN IN SATURDAY FEATURE

SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 2016

ENVAHIR TURNS TABLES ON SWEET BOSS IN FRIDAY ALLOWANCE

FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Envahir pressed the pace and rebuffed a bid from Sweet Boss to win the $28,725 entry-level allowance feature for fillies and mares Friday at Golden Gate Fields.
 

‘KING’ COMES THROUGH IN MLK DAY FEATURE

MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – The appropriately named King Budrick made a late surge to win the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day allowance feature at Golden Gate Fields. 
 
Patiently handled by jockey Catalino Martinez, King Budrick waited behind cover to upper stretch, swung outside, and out-kicked Picasso’s Mandolin and Unbridled Candy to post an 8-1 upset in the entry-level event for 4-year-olds and up.
 

CLASSY SLIM SHADEY SHIPS IN, WINS SUNDAY FEATURE; MLK CARD INCLUDES $37K PICK 5 CARRYOVER; GOLDEN PICK 6 HIT FOR $82K

SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Slim Shadey, an 8-year-old making his first start in California in almost two years, employed a strong kick to win the $31,682 optional claiming feature by three-quarters of a length Sunday at Golden Gate Fields.
 

GUTIERREZ GUIDES FRANK CONVERSATION TO CAL DERBY WIN

SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, 2016

ALBANY, CALIF. – Frank Conversation sat a perfect trip under jockey Mario Gutierrez, waiting behind the dueling leaders before claiming the lead in upper stretch and drawing off to a 2 ½-length victory in the 101st renewal of the $100,000 California Derby on Saturday at Golden Gate Fields.