Racing News

Our Nautique Wires Rivals In $100,000 All American Stakes

    Our Nautique holds off Bold Chieftain to win the $100,000 All American Stakes GIII
on Friday at Golden Gate Fields.

    Our Nautique, allowed to have things all his own way on the front end, scored a wire-to-wire victory in the Grade 3 $100,000 All American Stakes at Golden Gate Fields Friday.

Thanksgiving Racing at GGF

Those still wondering what to do in San Francisco on Thanksgiving can turn to Golden Gate Fields for a Thanksgiving buffet, then enjoy the excitement only a horse race can generate.

Golden Gate Fields Thanksgiving buffet offers a cornucopia of natures goodness. Fill the stomach with some of the best food in the Bay Area, then settle in for an afternoon filled with the kind of excitement only a quality horse race can provide.

The afternoon is sure to top the list of what to do in San Francisco on Thanksgiving day.

Trainer Monroe Wins Back-To-Back Races

     Trainer Sherrie Monroe, winless with her first 11 starters at the 2011 fall meeting, won back-to-back races Sunday at Golden Gate Fields.

     Monroe and jockey Chris Russell teamed up to win the fifth race with 34-to-1 shot Sarah’s Melody, who rallied from eighth in a field of nine to score by a half-length over Flying Home.   Owned in part by Monroe, Sarah’s Melody was the longest shot on the tote board and paid $71.60 to win

Shudacudawudya Romps In Sprint Feature At GGF

      Shudacudawudya, who finished second as the 4-to-5 favorite in the Oakland Stakes on Oct. 22, atoned for the loss Saturday at Golden Gate Fields with a dominating victory in the $49,692 allowance feature.

     Shudacudawudya came from just off the pace to win the six-furlong sprint by four lengths in a very good time of 1:08.75.   Hexbreaker took second by a length over Tribesman, who set the pace through hot fractions of 21.78 seconds and 44.26.  

Bay Area’s Top Sprinters Meet Saturday At GGF

    

Goggles McCoy hopes to go 4-for-4 at Golden Gate Fields on Saturday.

Halo Dolly Gets Back In The Winner’s Circle

     Halo Dolly, who had impressive winning streak snapped in the Grade 2 Cotillion Stakes at Parx Racing in Pennsylvania on Oct. 1, got back into the winner’s circle Sunday at Golden Gate Fields.

     Halo Dolly had won five straight races – including two stakes – before traveling to Parx (formerly Philadelphia Park) and finishing last in the $750,000 Cotillion, a  1 1/16-mile test for 3-year-old fillies.