Racing News

Big Increases In Attendance, Handle At Golden Gate Fields Through Week One

An on-track crowd of 5,517 attended Sunday’s racing program at Golden Gate Fields, capping a very successful opening week of the track’s summer racing season.

2011 EL Camino Real Derby Winner At GGF Will Be On Path To Earn $5.5 Millions Bonus

 

The owners and trainer of the 3-year-old that wins the 2011 El Camino Real Derby at Golden Gate Fields will have achieved the first step toward earning a bonus of $5.5 million.

TRAINER HESS WINS WITH YOUNGSTER, VETERAN AT GGF

Trainer Bob Hess, still going strong at age 75, saddled a pair of winners at Golden Gate Fields Thursday.

BAZE BREAKS OUT OF MINI SLUMP ON OPENING DAY AT GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

Jockey Russell Baze, who went into a mini slump after scoring his historic 11,000th career victory on Aug. 14 at the Sonoma County Fair, came out of his funk Wednesday when Golden Gate Fields kicked off its 2010 summer meeting.

GOLDEN GATE FIELDS OPENS 28-DAY SUMMER SEASON WEDNESDAY

Golden Gate Fields, which has served as a simulcast facility the past two months while the horses made their rounds on the summer fair circuit, will once again offer live racing Wednesday when the track opens its 2010 summer meeting.

TAYLOR NAMED EXECUTIVE CHEF AT GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

Bryan Taylor, whose 18 years experience in the food industry includes aiding in the preparation of meals for presidents of the United States and leaders of foreign nations, has been named executive chef at Golden Gate Fields.

FINKEL PROMOTED TO DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AT GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

Kristin Finkel, who has served in the marketing department at Golden Gate Fields for five years, has been promoted to the position of Director of Marketing, track general manager Robert Hartman announced (Thursday).