Racing News

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.

Candy Store Posted Sweet Win On Turf At Golden Gate Fields

Candy Store took the lead from 6-to-5 favorite Massone at the top of the stretch and then held off 10-to-1 shot Miami House to score a smart victory in the $27,440 turf feature at Golden Gate Fields Sunday.

Gadget Queen Wins Turf Feature at GGF; Mawing, Hernandez Each Win Three Races

The stretch-running mare Gadget Queen, ridden perfectly by Leslie Mawing, rallied from fifth in a field of six to win the $30,652 turf feature at Golden Gate Fields Saturday.

Hansen, Qvale Extend Winning Streak At GGF

The team of trainer Roger Hansen and owner Kjell H. Qvale extended their winning streak at Golden Gate Fields to four races Thursday when Gear Shift won the sixth race.

Fund Established For Michael Martinez

A fund for jockey Michael Martinez, seriously injured in a spill last Sunday at Golden Gate Fields, has been established for those who wish to provide financial aid to the 24-year-old rider and his family.

Jockey Martinez Sustains Concussion In Spill At GGF

Michael Martinez, the second-leading jockey at Golden Gate Fields’ summer meeting, sustained a concussion Sunday when his mount in the fifth race, Fair ’n Warmer, clipped heels and fell going into the far turn.

Acaffella Breaks Maiden In Angel Island Stakes At GGF

The Kentucky-bred colt Acaffella broke his maiden in grand fashion Saturday at Golden Gate Fields when he rambled to a six-length victory in the $52,150 Angel Island Stakes.

Restless Youth In Action Today At GGF; 2-Year-Olds Match Strides Saturday

A high-quality sprint feature today, the $50,000 Angel Island Stakes on Saturday, and “Dollar Day” specials and football viewing via the NFL Sunday Ticket on Sunday make for a big weekend of action at Golden Gate Fields.