Racing News

Golden Gate Fields Featured on Television and Radio

     Serious handicappers as well as casual racing fans are encouraged to tune into “The Golden Gate Report,” the race replay show that features action from Golden Gate Fields as well as top races from across the country.  

     Hosted by Sam Spear, “The Golden Gate Report” airs on KTSF-TV Channel 26 (channel 8 on most cable systems) at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.   

$350,262 Pick Six Carryover At Golden Gate Fields Sunday

     Handicappers across the country will be focusing their attention on Golden Gate Fields Sunday thanks to a Pick Six carryover of $350,262.

     The Pick Six will be held on races four through nine, and post time for the fourth is 2:19 p.m.  The nine-race program begins at 12:45 p.m. and Golden Gate Fields is offering $1 general parking, $1 general admission, $1 programs, $1 hot dogs, $1 beers and $1 sodas.

Cerin Gets 1,000th Win In All American; $128,659 Pick Six Carryover Saturday at GGF

     Southern California-based Vladimir Cerin earned his 1,000th career training victory Friday when his 5-year-old gelding Cigar Man got up in the final jump to win the Grade 3 $100,900 All American Stakes by a head over Hot Chaco at Golden Gate Fields.

     “That was fun,” said Cerin of getting the milestone victory in a six-figure stakes event.  “It’s especially neat to get it with a horse like him.  He tries hard every time.”

Our Nautique Favored In Friday’s Grade 3 $100,000 All American Stakes

     The very sharp New Zealand-bred Our Nautique has been made a 5-to-2 morning line favorite in Friday’s $100,000 All American Stakes at Golden Gate Fields.

     The All American, a Grade 3 test for 3-year-olds and up, will be run at 1 1/8-miles at Golden Gate Fields’ Tapeta racing surface.  The feature is the eighth race on nine-race card that begins at 12:45 p.m.

Our Nautique Favored In Friday’s Grade 3 $100,000 All American Stakes

     The very sharp New Zealand-bred Our Nautique has been made a 5-to-2 morning line favorite in Friday’s $100,000 All American Stakes at Golden Gate Fields.

     The All American, a Grade 3 test for 3-year-olds and up, will be run at 1 1/8-miles at Golden Gate Fields’ Tapeta racing surface.  The feature is the eighth race on nine-race card that begins at 12:45 p.m.

Free 2011 Wall Calendars on Sunday, Dec. 26, Opening Day of 2010-2011 Winter/Spring Meet

    Golden Gate Fields will open its 2010-2011 winter/spring meeting on Sunday, Dec. 26, and fans attending the opener will receive a free 2011 GGF wall calendar.  The calendars feature exciting photographs of horse racing action as well as some historical photos and notes about Golden Gate Fields.  

Early Post at GGF Thanksgiving Day, All American Stakes Featured Friday

     Golden Gate Fields will serve up horse racing throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, offering cards Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

     Golden Gate Fields has scheduled a special early post time of 11:15 a.m. for Thursday’s eight-race program, a starting time that will allow fans to enjoy a day of racing and still get home in time for Thanksgiving dinner.  Post time for the eighth race is 2:45 p.m.

Baze Finishes Racing Week With Another Multiple-Victory Day

     Jockey Russell Baze completed a very successful racing week at Golden Gate Fields by riding three winners Sunday.

     Baze, who won four races Wednesday and three races on Thursday, scored Sunday with Katieinthefastlane ($5.80) in the first race, Megaspiel ($3.40) in the fourth and Cat Calloway ($4.00) in the ninth.

Cathy’s Crunches Tops The Boys In Golden Nugget Stakes at GGF

     Cathy’s Crunches, who crushed her fellow 2-year-old fillies in the Golden Gate Debutante Stakes on Nov. 6, proved she can also beat male rivals Saturday when she posted a smart victory in the $51,200 Golden Nugget Stakes at Golden Gate Fields.

Live Racing Canceled Wednesday, November 24

 Due to an insufficient number of entries, the live racing card scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 24, has been canceled.  However, Golden Gate Fields will be open Wednesday for simulcast wagering.  Club House gates open at 10 a.m. and the following tracks will be featured via simulcast: Churchill Downs (races 3-10), Aqueduct (races 4-9), Laurel (races 4-9), Hawthorne (races 1-9), Portland Meadows (races 1-9), Penn National (races 1-3), and Woodbine (race 1-2).