Golden Gate Fields

February 18, 2015
When bloodstock agent Mersad Metanovic purchased a Street Boss weanling for $10,000, he was hoping he’d made a bargain purchase of a good, useful horse. Little did he imagine that he’d just purchased a colt that would win the race he’d always dreamed ...
February 16, 2015
Marino’s Wild Cat ($5) took all the late wagering and rewarded his backers with an easy, front-running victory in Monday’s $60,460 Lost in the Fog Stakes at Golden Gate Fields.
February 15, 2015
METABOSS, whose best races had been on turf, won a race on synthetic that unfolded like a grass race, with a crawling pace and then a mad dash for home.
February 14, 2015
Metaboss ($15.20), coming off a solid maiden victory at 1 1/8 miles, repeated his strong stretch run as he blew past rivals to score an impressive victory Saturday in the $200,525 Grade 3 El Camino Real Derby at Golden Gate Fields.
February 10, 2015
Trainer Jonathan Wong, a 26-year-old San Francisco native, earned his first victory Friday when heavily favored Pressure Time ran down Stretch Home and pulled away to a 2 1/4-length victory in a $3,200 claimer.
As of Tuesday, eight horses have been confirmed for Saturday’s Grade 3, $200,000 Grade 3 El Camino Real Derby for 3-year-olds going 1 1/8 miles on the Tapeta synthetic track at Golden Gate Fields. The race offers 10 points toward the Kentucky Derby. ...
February 07, 2015
Sharla Rae scored her third career stakes victory, running down favored Glory late to win the $51,615 California Oaks by a neck at Golden Gate Fields on Saturday.
January 17, 2015
Recent maiden winner Cross the Line ($11.40) captured the 100th running of the California Derby at Golden Gate Fields on Saturday, giving trainer Jerry Hollendorfer his fourth straight win in the race.
January 13, 2015
Niassa may be the local favorite in the Feb. 7 California Oaks after a nine-length victory in a one-mile optional claimer here last Thursday.
The top four finishers in last month’s one-mile Gold Rush Stakes – Stand and Salute, Broughton Kitten, Sandor the Hound, and Rye Patch – are expected to hook up again in Saturday’s $100,000 California Derby at 1 1/16 miles.