Golden Gate Fields

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Krsto Skye pays $126.40 for winning the Albany Stakes in his turf debut.
Krsto Skye, claimed for $8,000 on April 9 and a winner for a similar tag in his first start for his new barn, stunned the field as he captured Saturday’s $52,675 Albany Stakes as the longest shot on the board at 62-1, winning the five-furlong turf ...Full Story >>
May 29, 2017
When co-owner and trainer Jerry Hollendorfer described G. G. Ryder as a warrior heading into Monday’s Grade 3, $100,900 All American at Golden Gate Fields, he couldn’t have come up with a more accurate description.
May 14, 2017
Grecian Fire responded gamely in the lane to pull off an impressive victory in the $75,675 Alcatraz Stakes at Golden Gate Fields on Sunday
May 13, 2017
Odds-on favorite Lady Valeur returned dividends for her many backers as she proved superior in the $51,950 Golden Poppy Stakes at Golden Gate Fields on Saturday.
April 30, 2017
Although his career is less than two months old, B Squared has accomplished plenty. A 3-year-old California-bred, B Squared ($5.60) scored his first stakes victory in his third start Sunday, stalking nicely and pulling away in the lane to win the ...
Miss Sunset showed her gameness while scoring a wire-to-wire victory in the $100,225 Campanile Stakes on Sunday at Golden Gate Fields.
April 29, 2017
Many Roses and G.G. Ryder didn't make it easy for odds-on favorite Alert Bay in the Grade 3 San Francisco Mile at Golden Gate Fields on Saturday, but the millionaire brought his 'A' game and scored a victory in the $100,225 turf race.
April 27, 2017
Question: Which name in the following list does not belong? Willie Mays, Bill Russell, Joe DiMaggio, Russell Baze. Answer: They all belong, right there in the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame.
June 14, 2016
The announcement by Russell Baze this week that he has called it quits at age 57 after a career of 42 years, 53,578 mounts, and 12,842 wins came as a surprise to racing fans who had come to think of him as a natural resource, something that helped ...
April 22, 2016
Russell Baze won the first race at Golden Gate Fields on Saturday, April 17, aboard the 5-year-old Borrego mare Emerald Green. Of more statistical significance, the win was number 12,812 for Baze in a career dating back to bell-bottoms. He won his ...
January 06, 2016
Nothing says California Chrome has to win his comeback, although he will be heavily favored, just as there is no guarantee his little sister Hope's Love will put on a fairy-tale performance for her namesake. The happy coincidence of the champion ...