Racing News

CENTRAL HEAT REUNITED WITH BAZE FOR GOLDEN POPPY REPEAT BID

THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Central Heat will be reunited with Hall of Fame jockey Russell Baze when she aims for her seventh straight victory on Saturday in the $50,000 Golden Poppy Stakes for fillies and mares.
 
The Golden Poppy is a 1 1/16-mile turf event and was carded as the seventh race on Saturday’s nine-race card. Post time for the Golden Poppy is scheduled for 4:49 p.m.
 

GOLDEN PICK 6 JACKPOT SWELLS PAST $693K AT GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

The Golden Pick 6 jackpot at Golden Gate Fields will begin at $693,304.33 on Sunday.  The popular 20¢ wager will start with race 4, which is scheduled for 2:22 p.m.  Half of the Pick 6 sequence is slated to be run on the turf course.
 

MARTIN WINS THREE FRIDAY AT GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Trainer John F. Martin strengthened his advantage in the trainer standings by winning all three races in which he had starters Friday at Golden Gate Fields.
 
Martin won with his first two starters as Anda ($3.20) took race 1 and Luckarack ($3) prevailed in race 4. His two runners in race 5 finished 1-2 as Sizzlin’ Joe ($7.60) nosed out Pocket Prince. 
 

ANGELA HERMANN NAMED GOLDEN GATE ANNOUNCER FOR REMAINDER OF WINTER/SPRING MEET

MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Angela Hermann has been named the Golden Gate Fields track announcer for the remainder of the 2016 Winter/Spring Meet.  
 

GOLDEN PICK 6 JACKPOT NOW UP TO $619K; FOUR WINNERS COLLECT $35K SUNDAY

SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – The Golden Pick 6 jackpot continues to grow as the pot will begin at $619,135.32 when racing resumes Thursday at Golden Gate Fields.
 
Sunday’s Golden Pick 6 returned $35,227.84 to four winning tickets. The jackpot – which has grown steadily over 36 consecutive race days – is paid only when there is one ticket with all six winners.
 

ALERT BAY HOLDS OFF INVADERS IN G3 SAN FRANCISCO MILE

SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Locally based Alert Bay stalked the pace and held off late challenges from Gabriel Charles and Bal a Bali to win the Grade 3, $100,000 San Francisco Mile on Saturday at Golden Gate Fields.
 

SATURDAY’S GOLDEN PICK 6 RETURNS $22K; JACKPOT TO BEGIN AT $558K ON SUNDAY

SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – The Golden Pick 6 returned $22,499.64 to seven winners on Saturday after Air Nashoba posted an 80-1 upset in the fifth leg. The jackpot will begin at $558,744.71 on Sunday.
 
There were two tickets that would have triggered a jackpot payout. The wager would have returned $716,242.25 had No. 7 Son of Sang or No. 8 Meeting in Heaven won the finale.