Racing News

Loaded 45-Day Fall Meeting Begins Wednesday At Golden Gate Fields

Live racing at Golden Gate Fields will resume Wednesday when the track launches its 2010 Fall meeting, a loaded 45-day session that will run through Sunday, Dec. 19.

Sherman Saddles Pair Of Winners To Earn His First GGF Training Title

Steve Sherman, the second-leading trainer at the past three Golden Gate Fields meetings, secured his first training championship at the East Bay track Sunday when he saddled two winners on the closing-day program of the 2010 summer meeting.

Dead-Heat In GGF Trainer's Race Heading Into Sunday's Finale

The race for leading trainer honors at the summer meeting is going down to the wire as Steve Sherman and William E. Morey are tied atop the standings with 20 wins apiece.

10-Race Saturday Card At GGF Will Be Complemented By Great Simulcasts

Golden Gate Fields will present 10 races Saturday and the big local program will be complemented by the simulcast of a plethora of outstanding stakes races from across the country.

Jockey Schvanevelt Goes Back-To-Back At GGF

Veteran jockey Chad Schvaneveldt recorded a “natural” riding hat trick Thursday at Golden Gate Fields when he won back-to-back-to-back races.

Final Week Of GGF Summer Meet Begins Thursday With Twin Carryovers

The final week of racing at Golden Gate Fields’ summer meeting begins Thursday with an eight-race card that features carryovers in both the Pick Six and the Super High Five. Post time is 12:45 p.m.

Baze Heads To Canada With Momentum After Winning Pair Of Races At GGF

Jockey Russell Baze, who will be at Hastings Park in Vancouver Sunday to ride in the British Columbia Derby, headed to Canada with momentum after winning a pair of races Saturday at Golden Gate Fields.

Brazilian Kapo Di Tuttie Makes Winning U.S. Debut At GGF

Brazilian-bred Kapo Di Tutti made a winning U.S. debut Friday at Golden Gate Fields when he outran Irish-bred Moudez down the stretch in the $33,792 allowance feature.

Antares World Defeats Lady Railrider As Specht Trainees Run One-Two At GGF

Trainer Steve Specht saddled the exacta in the $43,302 allowance feature at Golden Gate Fields Thursday as the classy 3-year-old filly Antares World defeated her older stablemate, Lady Railrider, by 1 1/4 lengths in the 1 1/16-mile turf contest for fillies and mares.

Bevy of Stakes Winners To Compete Thursday, Friday At Golden Gate Fields

Eight horses that own multiple stakes victories will be showcased at Golden Gate Fields when the track presents top-quality feature races Thursday and Friday.  Post time both days is 12:45 p.m.