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MARTIN WINS FIRST GOLDEN GATE TRAINING TITLE; BAZE TAKES SUMMER MEET RIDING CROWN

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – The 19-day Golden Gate Fields Summer Meet concluded Sunday, with John Martin and Russell Baze respectively emerging as the leading trainer and jockey. 
 
Martin won 12 races, two ahead of runner-up William E. Morey. Hall of Famer Jerry Hollendorfer was third with nine wins.
 

DELIA BAGS ANOTHER FEATURE AS AGELESS TROPICAL HEAT GETS 10th CAREER WIN

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Tropical Heat, a 9-year-old making his 77th start, cleared the first allowance condition by making a relentless rally in the Saturday feature at Golden Gate Fields.
 

ELEGANT BEL REGISTERS REPEAT VICTORY AT GOLDEN GATE

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Seeking her second straight victory, Elegant Bel set the pace and turned back late bids from Sing and Tell and Esperanza Latina to win the Friday feature at Golden Gate Fields.
 
Elegant Bel led from start to finish in an entry-level allowance Sept. 5 and used similar tactics in Friday’s race, a second-level allowance/$62,500 optional claiming event for fillies and mares.
 

MARTIN POSTS DOUBLE TO TAKE LEAD IN TRAINERS’ RACE; BAZE EMERGES AS LEADING JOCKEY

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – John Martin sent out a pair of winners on Thursday at Golden Gate Fields and emerged as the leading trainer with three days left in the Summer Meet.
 
Both of Martin’s winners made late rallies, with Power of Nine ($28.80) wearing down Victoriously Jewel in race 4 and Margot Machance ($29.00) beating Top Tizzy in a photo in race 7.
 

GOLDEN GATE SUMMER MEET TITLES UP FOR GRABS ENTERING FINAL WEEK OF RACING

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – The battles for leading jockey and trainer at the Golden Gate Fields Summer Meet will be decided during the final four days of racing.
 

FRENCH ALPS LEADS HOME HOLLENDORFER EXACTA IN SUNDAY FEATURE

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – French Alps won her third straight by edging stablemate Mon Petite by a head in Golden Gate Fields’ Sunday feature, a $34,929 entry-level allowance for fillies and mares. 
 

FAST AND FOXY HOLDS OFF TWO PUMP IN SATURDAY FEATURE; OROZCO POSTS RIDING TRIPLE

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Fast and Foxy got her revenge against favored Two Pump, seizing an early lead and holding off the favorite to win Golden Gate Fields’ Saturday feature, a six-furlong optional claimer for fillies and mares worth $34,847.
 

HOLDTHISMISS MAKES LATE RUN TO WIN FRIDAY FEATURE, GIVING HERNANDEZ RIDING TRIPLE

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Holdthismiss made his turf debut a winning one, closing strongly between horses to capture Golden Gate Fields’ Friday feature, a $35,310 entry-level allowance.
 

ANTONGEORGI POSTS RIDING TRIPLE AT GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Jockey Billy Antongeorgi won three races on Thursday as the Summer Meet resumed at Golden Gate Fields. 
 
Antongeorgi guided Love to Chatter ($22.20) to an upset victory in race 4, easily won aboard Shot in the Sun ($11.60) in race 5, and guided Of Thee I Sing ($5.80) to a previously elusive maiden score in race 6. The all-Antongeorgi Pick 3 returned $395.90 for a $1 bet.
 

GOLDEN GATE SUMMER MEET RESUMES THURSDAY

ALBANY, CALIF. – The Golden Gate Fields Summer Meet will resume Thursday with a seven-race card and a first-race post time of 1:15 p.m.
 
The first half of the Summer Meet began Aug. 21 and ended Sept. 7. Thursday will mark the start of the second half, with Oct. 4 serving as closing day. 
 
Through the end of the meet, post time will be 1:15 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays and 12:45 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.