Racing News

HOLDTHISMISS MAKES LATE CHARGE TO BEAT STAND AND SALUTE IN FRIDAY FEATURE

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Holdthismiss closed with a rush under Russell Baze to defeat stakes winner Stand and Salute by a neck in the $34,535 optional claiming feature Friday at Golden Gate Fields.
 
After racing well off the pace in fifth through far turn in the five-furlong turf dash, Holdthismiss made an inexorable charge down the center of the stretch to tag Stand and Salute in the final strides.
 

FREY RIDES THREE WINNERS ON THURSDAY

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Jockey Kyle Frey moved into a tie for fourth in the Fall Meet jockey standings by winning three races Thursday at Golden Gate Fields.
 
Frey scored aboard Declared Innocents ($4.00) in race 1 and Sunday Pulpit ($3.60) in race 3. After winning with two favorites, Frey booted home an unfancied runner in the seventh and final race, prevailing with Cabbage ($22.20) in a blanket finish. 
 

AWESOME SILVER WINS SUNDAY FEATURE, GIVES BAZE RIDING TRIPLE

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Awesome Silver wore down Prince Charmant in the stretch to win Sunday’s $35,415 allowance feature going six furlongs at Golden Gate Fields.
 

STAR STUDENT RECEIVES TOP MARKS FOR OAKLAND WIN

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2015

SATURDAY CARD TO INCLUDE $26K SUPER HIGH 5 CARRYOVER

ALBANY, CALIF. – In addition to the $50,000 Oakland Stakes, the Saturday card at Golden Gate Fields will include a two-day Super High 5 carryover of $26,130.85. 
 
The Super High 5 will be offered on the ninth and final race, which has a scheduled post time of 4:44 p.m. Race 9, a $12,500 conditioned claiming race at one mile on the turf, drew a field of nine.
 

CONIAH REIGNS IN FRIDAY FEATURE

ALBANY, CALIF. – Coniah, dismissed at 6-1 in a field of five, claimed the early lead and turned back favored Cousin Claire to win the $28,620 optional claiming feature Friday at Golden Gate Fields.
 

BAZE TAKES CLEAR LEAD IN FALL MEET STANDINGS WITH FOUR-WIN DAY

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2015

ALBANY, CALIF. – Hall of Famer Russell Baze, who entered the race week tied with apprentice David Lopez atop the jockey standings, appears to be well on his way to yet another Golden Gate meet title after winning four races Thursday.

HORSE FOR COURSE STREAMSIDE FAVORED IN $50,000 OAKLAND

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2015

ALBANY, CALIF. – Streamside, a winner of 11 of 21 starts on Golden Gate Fields’ main track, heads a group of eight entered in the $50,000 Oakland, Saturday’s featured race. 

GOLDEN GATE TO CONDUCT TOYS FOR TOTS DRIVE ON SUNDAY

ALBANY, CALIF. – Golden Gate Fields on Sunday will conduct a toy drive in conjunction with Toys for Tots, with free Clubhouse admission offered to patrons who bring a new, unwrapped toy.
 
Members of the United States Marine Corps Reserve will be on hand to collect toys at the General Admission, Clubhouse and Turf Club gates. Coupons also will be given to those who make a cash donation equal to or greater than the cost of Clubhouse admission ($10). 
 

HOLLENDORFER POSTS DOUBLE, MOVES CLOSER TO MILESTONE

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Hall of Famer Jerry Hollendorfer is now six wins away from reaching the 7,000-victory milestone after capturing a pair of races Sunday at Golden Gate Fields.
 
Hollendorfer swept his own rolling Double by winning race 4 with Frandontjudge ($4.60) and race 5 with French Alps ($3.20). The $2 Double returned $10.00. He also won race 4 at Del Mar with Great Lou ($3.80).