Racing News

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.  
 

GABRIEL CHARLES FACES LARGE FIELD IN G3 SAN FRANCISCO MILE; GOLDEN GATE FIELDS TO PRESENT ALL-GRASS LATE PICK 4 WITH $150K GUARANTEE

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Gabriel Charles, unraced since winning the 2015 Grade 1 Eddie Read, will face a large, competitive field when he makes his comeback in the Grade 3, $100,000 San Francisco Mile on Saturday at Golden Gate Fields.
 
The San Francisco Mile, a turf event for 3-year-olds and up, was carded as the eighth race on a 10-race card. It will serve as the second leg of the $150,000 Guaranteed All-Grass Late Pick 4. 
 

GOLDEN PICK 6 JACKPOT TO BEGIN AT $453K ON FRIDAY; TWO TICKETS CASH FOR $53K ON SUNDAY

SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – The jackpot on the Golden Pick 6 will begin at $453,398.07 when racing resumes Friday at Golden Gate Fields.
 
The jackpot – which has grown steadily over 33 consecutive race days – is paid only when there is one ticket with all six winners.
 
There were two winning tickets on Sunday’s Golden Pick 6, which returned $53,276.78. A total of $199,449 in new money was bet into the pool.