Racing News

Pick Six Carryover At GGF Reaches $335,167 After Longshots Win Back-To-Back Races

     Longshots scored victories in back-to-back races Thursday at Golden Gate Fields, spurring a Pick Six carryover of $335,167 into Friday’s racing program.  

     First post Friday is 12:45 p.m. and the Pick Six, which challenges bettors to select the winners of six consecutive races, will be held on races three through eight.  Post time for the third race is 1:47 p.m.  

Early Bird Opening At GGF For Breeders’ Cup Simulcast

     All gates at Golden Gate Fields open at 8:30 a.m. Saturday for the simulcast of Day 2 of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships from Churchill Downs in Louisville.

GGF Cards Will Be Bolstered By Breeders’ Cup Simulcasts

     The live racing programs at Golden Gate Fields on Friday and Saturday will be bolstered by the simulcast of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships from Churchill Downs in Louisville.

Sienna Sky Wins Sprint Feature, Krigger Has Riding Hat Trick

     Sienna Sky, responding to a strong ride from jockey Kevin Krigger, scored a game victory in the $35,332 sprint feature at Golden Gate Fields Sunday.

    Sienna Sky battled on the lead throughout the six-furlong contest for fillies and mares and dug in tenaciously down the stretch to defeat Upstairs Maid by three-quarters of a length.  Trapper’s Bounty, the 2-to-1 favorite, finished third.

Hollendorfer Wins California Cup Race With 2-Year-Old Colt Rousing Sermon

     Jerry Hollendorfer, the Northern California-based Hall of Fame trainer, won the $100,000 Bob Benoit California Cup Juvenile Stakes at Santa Anita Saturday with Rousing Sermon.

     Rousing Sermon charged from sixth in a field of nine to win the 1 1/16-mile race for
2-year-olds by 2 1/4 lengths over Motown Man.  Rousing Sermon was making his race around two turns after running five furlongs, 5 1/2 furlongs, and six furlongs in his first three starts.