Racing News

FAST AND FOXY HOLDS OFF TWO PUMP IN SATURDAY FEATURE; OROZCO POSTS RIDING TRIPLE

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Fast and Foxy got her revenge against favored Two Pump, seizing an early lead and holding off the favorite to win Golden Gate Fields’ Saturday feature, a six-furlong optional claimer for fillies and mares worth $34,847.
 

HOLDTHISMISS MAKES LATE RUN TO WIN FRIDAY FEATURE, GIVING HERNANDEZ RIDING TRIPLE

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Holdthismiss made his turf debut a winning one, closing strongly between horses to capture Golden Gate Fields’ Friday feature, a $35,310 entry-level allowance.
 

ANTONGEORGI POSTS RIDING TRIPLE AT GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Jockey Billy Antongeorgi won three races on Thursday as the Summer Meet resumed at Golden Gate Fields. 
 
Antongeorgi guided Love to Chatter ($22.20) to an upset victory in race 4, easily won aboard Shot in the Sun ($11.60) in race 5, and guided Of Thee I Sing ($5.80) to a previously elusive maiden score in race 6. The all-Antongeorgi Pick 3 returned $395.90 for a $1 bet.
 

GOLDEN GATE SUMMER MEET RESUMES THURSDAY

ALBANY, CALIF. – The Golden Gate Fields Summer Meet will resume Thursday with a seven-race card and a first-race post time of 1:15 p.m.
 
The first half of the Summer Meet began Aug. 21 and ended Sept. 7. Thursday will mark the start of the second half, with Oct. 4 serving as closing day. 
 
Through the end of the meet, post time will be 1:15 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays and 12:45 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. 
 

GOLDEN GATE FIELDS ANNOUNCES FALL STAKES SCHEDULE

ALBANY, CALIF. – The 2015 Golden Gate Fields Fall Meet will include seven stakes races, including four stakes for 2-year-olds.

ALERT BAY BESTS G. G. RYDER TO WIN ROLLING GREEN

SEPTEMBER 7, 2015
 
ALBANY, CALIF. – Alert Bay tracked G. G. Ryder and put away that rival at the top of the stretch to register a 2 ¼-length victory in the $63,605 Rolling Green for 3-year-olds and up on Monday at Golden Gate Fields. 
 

ELEGANT BEL GOES GATE-TO-WIRE IN SATURDAY FEATURE

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2015

ALERT BAY FACES HOLLENDORFER PAIR IN MONDAY’S ROLLING GREEN

ALBANY, CALIF. – Alert Bay, winner of the Grade 2 Mathis Brothers Mile and California Cup Turf Classic during the winter, will return to the turf on Monday in the $50,000 Rolling Green at Golden Gate Fields.
 
The Rolling Green, a 1 1/16-mile race for 3-year-olds and up, attracted a field of six, including G. G. Ryder and Outside Nashville, an imposing pair from the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer.
 

BAZE WINS AT GOLDEN GATE FOLLOWING TRIP TO JAPAN

ALBANY, CALIF. – Hall of Fame jockey Russell Baze made a winning return to the Bay Area, posting a victory aboard Gem of a Gal ($5.40) in race 6 on Thursday at Golden Gate Fields.  
 
Thursday was Baze’s first day back at Golden Gate since participating in the World All-Star Jockeys competition at Sapporo Racecourse in Japan. He rode in four races at Sapporo, finishing 12th and 13th on Saturday and sixth and fourth on Sunday.