Racing News

ALVARADO SWEEPS SUNDAY CO-FEATURES

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2016

FRANK CONVERSATION TURNS BACK TUSK IN GRADE 3, $200,000 EL CAMINO REAL DERBY

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Favored Frank Conversation claimed the lead in upper stretch and held off a bid from long shot Tusk to win the Grade 3, $200,000 El Camino Real Derby on Saturday at Golden Gate Fields. 
 

NO SILENT RETURNS TO GOLDEN GATE FOR LOST IN THE FOG

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – No Silent ships north to Golden Gate Fields to contest the $50,000 added Lost in the Fog on Monday at Golden Gate Fields.
 
The Lost in the Fog is a six-furlong event for 4-year-olds and up and was carded as the seventh race on the Presidents Day card.
 

FREY WINS FIVE ON FRIDAY AT GOLDEN GATE

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Jockey Kyle Frey registered five wins from eight mounts Friday at Golden Gate Fields.
 
Frey, the 2011 Eclipse Award winner for Outstanding Apprentice, won race 2 with Distinctive Run ($3.60), race 3 with Percy’s Bluff ($7.60), race 4 with Scathing ($5.20), race 6 with Colored Crayon ($7) and race 7 with Rose Among Thorns ($9). He was fourth in race 1, fifth in race 5 and seventh in race 8.  
 

GUTIERREZ LOOKS TO ADD EL CAMINO TO LIST OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Mario Gutierrez, who competed at Golden Gate Fields before gaining fame as the rider of I’ll Have Another and Nyquist, will try to win Northern California’s biggest race when he rides Frank Conversation on Saturday in the Grade 3, $200,000 El Camino Real Derby at Golden Gate Fields.
 

FRANK CONVERSATION FACES FULL FIELD IN EL CAMINO

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Frank Conversation heads a full field of 14 entered in the 35th edition of the Grade 3, $200,000 El Camino Real Derby.
 

MOOGIE WOOGIE GIVES TRAINER MCLEAN WIN #1,000

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Trainer Bill McLean won his 1,000th race Sunday as Moogie Woogie skimmed the rail to capture race 5 at Golden Gate Fields.
 
Moogie Woogie ($11) saved ground under jockey Kyle Frey and forged to the front after finding an opening in upper stretch en route to a neck victory in the $12,500 conditioned claiming race for 4-year-olds and up.
 

KISS N SCAT SHOWS GOOD KICK IN CALIFORNIA OAKS

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Kiss N Scat took the lead turning for home and kicked strongly under jockey Ricardo Gonzalez to win the $50,870 California Oaks on Saturday at Golden Gate Fields.
 

FAST AND FOXY WINS FRIDAY FEATURE EN ROUTE TO CEDILLO BIRTHDAY RIDING DOUBLE

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2016
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Fast and Foxy regained winning form by capturing the $34,325 optional claiming feature for fillies and mares Friday at Golden Gate Fields.
 
After clearing on the lead, Fast and Foxy set fractions of 22.85 and 45.71 in the six-furlong race and held off a late bid from Dauphine Rose to prevail by one length.
 
The final time was 1:09.87 with Fast and Foxy returning $11.40 for a $2 win bet. 

CODE WARRIOR GETS TWO-TURN TEST IN CAL OAKS

ALBANY, CALIF. – Code Warrior, a close second in the Grade 2 Santa Ynez, will attempt to regain the winning thread Saturday in the $50,000 California Oaks at Golden Gate Fields.
 
The 1 1/16-mile California Oaks for 3-year-old fillies was carded as race 7 with a scheduled post time of 3:58 p.m.