Racing News

TRAINER MOREY WINS FOUR ON OPENING DAY, INCLUDING THREE WITH COMEBACKING JOCKEY LOPEZ

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2015
 
Trainer William E. Morey started the Golden Gate Fields Fall Meet in strong fashion, winning four races on Thursday, including three with apprentice jockey David Lopez, who was competing for the first time since being injured June 6.
 

OPENING DAY MARKS THE RETURN OF APPRENTICE JOCKEY LOPEZ

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. –Apprentice jockey David Lopez, out since June 6 with a back injury, will return to competition Thursday, opening day for Golden Gate Fields’ 32-day Fall Meet.
 

GOLDEN GATE FIELDS FALL MEET OPENS THURSDAY

MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2015

MARTIN WINS FIRST GOLDEN GATE TRAINING TITLE; BAZE TAKES SUMMER MEET RIDING CROWN

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – The 19-day Golden Gate Fields Summer Meet concluded Sunday, with John Martin and Russell Baze respectively emerging as the leading trainer and jockey. 
 
Martin won 12 races, two ahead of runner-up William E. Morey. Hall of Famer Jerry Hollendorfer was third with nine wins.
 

DELIA BAGS ANOTHER FEATURE AS AGELESS TROPICAL HEAT GETS 10th CAREER WIN

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Tropical Heat, a 9-year-old making his 77th start, cleared the first allowance condition by making a relentless rally in the Saturday feature at Golden Gate Fields.
 

ELEGANT BEL REGISTERS REPEAT VICTORY AT GOLDEN GATE

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Seeking her second straight victory, Elegant Bel set the pace and turned back late bids from Sing and Tell and Esperanza Latina to win the Friday feature at Golden Gate Fields.
 
Elegant Bel led from start to finish in an entry-level allowance Sept. 5 and used similar tactics in Friday’s race, a second-level allowance/$62,500 optional claiming event for fillies and mares.
 

MARTIN POSTS DOUBLE TO TAKE LEAD IN TRAINERS’ RACE; BAZE EMERGES AS LEADING JOCKEY

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – John Martin sent out a pair of winners on Thursday at Golden Gate Fields and emerged as the leading trainer with three days left in the Summer Meet.
 
Both of Martin’s winners made late rallies, with Power of Nine ($28.80) wearing down Victoriously Jewel in race 4 and Margot Machance ($29.00) beating Top Tizzy in a photo in race 7.
 

GOLDEN GATE SUMMER MEET TITLES UP FOR GRABS ENTERING FINAL WEEK OF RACING

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – The battles for leading jockey and trainer at the Golden Gate Fields Summer Meet will be decided during the final four days of racing.
 

FRENCH ALPS LEADS HOME HOLLENDORFER EXACTA IN SUNDAY FEATURE

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – French Alps won her third straight by edging stablemate Mon Petite by a head in Golden Gate Fields’ Sunday feature, a $34,929 entry-level allowance for fillies and mares.