Racing News

50-Cent Bet Pays $10,815 On Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday racing at Golden Gate Fields resulted in a super Pick 5 payoff for some lucky fans. 
     The Pick 5 is a 50-cent bet that requires handicappers to pick the winners in the first five races.  There were three winning tickets Sunday and each returned $10,815.

Early 11:15 a.m. Post Time At Golden Gate Fields Super Bowl Sunday

     Golden Gate Fields has scheduled a special early post time of 11:15 a.m. for Super Bowl Sunday.  All gates open at 9:30 a.m. and the eight-race program will be completed by approximately 2:45 p.m.  Kickoff for Super Bowl XLIX is 3:30 p.m. 
     As usual, Sunday will be “Dollar Day” at Golden Gate Fields with the track offering fans $1 general parking, $1 general admission, $1 programs, $1 hot dogs, $1 beers and $1 sodas. 

Early Start At Golden Gate Fields Super Bowl Sunday

People that don’t enjoy eight-hour pregame shows are invited to Golden Gate Fields Super Bowl Sunday for an eight-race program that begins at the special early post time of 11:15 a.m.
     Golden Gate Fields will open all gates at 9:30 a.m. and the card will be completed by approximately 2:45 p.m., giving fans time to get home for the 3:30 p.m. kickoff of Super Bowl XLIX. 

Streamside Notches 11th Career Victory

     Streamside was back in a familiar place – the winner’s circle – Thursday after scoring a game decision in the $33,000 allowance feature at Golden Gate Fields.
     Streamside overhauled pacesetter Moonshine Bay a sixteenth of a mile from the finish and then held off Mr. Bowling and Fleet Eagle to win the six-furlong sprint for older horses by a nose in a thrilling finish.  Mr. Bowling took second by a half-length over Fleet Eagle.

Racing Week Begins With $95,199 Carryover In Golden Pick 6

The racing week at Golden Gate Fields begins Thursday with an attractive carryover of $95,199 in the Golden Pick 6.  Post time is 12:45 p.m.

Gonzalez Rides Favorites To Hat Trick

     Jockey Ricardo Gonzalez rode three favorites Sunday at Golden Gate Fields and he didn’t let the “chalk players” down. 
     Gonzalez recorded a riding hat trick when he won the first race with even-money choice Saleofthecentury ($4.20), the third race with 3-5 Daugava ($3.20), and the fifth race with 6-5 Prodicious Facts ($4.40). 

Baze Sweeps Early Pick 4 At Golden Gate Fields

     All you had to do to hit the early Pick 4 at Golden Gate Fields Saturday was use the horse that had Hall of Famer Russell Baze on its back.
     The Pick 4 is a 50-cent bet that challenges handicappers to correctly select the winners of four consecutive races.  Golden Gate Fields offers the bet twice on each card, conducting an early Pick 4 on races two through five and a late Pick 4 on the final four races on the program.

Tim’s Go Girl Posts Fourth Straight Victory

     Tim’s Go Girl recorded her fourth straight victory since being claimed by trainer W. E. Morey when she came from just off the pace to capture the $31,838 allowance feature at Golden Gate Fields Friday.  
     Receiving a heady ride from jockey Juan Hernandez, who rode four winners on the afternoon, Tim’s Go Girl charged between horses to take the lead in midstretch and went on to score by 
1 3/4 lengths in the six-furlong sprint for fillies and mares. 

Golden Gate Fields Runners Will Invade Santa Anita Saturday

Six horses based at Golden Gate Fields will compete at Santa Anita Saturday in hopes of earning a big payday at the annual Sunshine Millions/California Cup Day program. 
     Golden Gate Fields will simulcast the entire 10-race card from Santa Anita as well as present a nine-race card of its own.  Post time at Santa Anita is noon and first post at Golden Gate Fields is 12:45 p.m.

Ryder’s Starlight Turns The Tables On Can Can Babe

Ryder’s Starlight turned the tables on Can Can Babe in the $30,240 sprint feature at Golden Gate Fields Monday.
     Ryder’s Starlight lost a race-long duel with Can Can Babe in a six-furlong dash on Dec. 28, coming up a length short to her rival.  On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Ryder’s Starlight and Can Can Babe again staged their personal match race and this time Ryder’s Starlight prevailed by a head.