Golden Gate Fields

April 16, 2014
Ricardo Gonzalez lost his best friend three weeks ago, but he’s rebounded nicely. The 18-year-old rider from Mexico became a journeyman rider, losing his five-pound apprentice allowance after two wins March 23, his last day with the bug.
April 15, 2014
Shared Belief, last year’s champion 2-year-old male who has been sidelined all year with foot problems, took his first step toward a return to action with a three-furlong work at Golden Gate Fields on Tuesday morning that trainer Jerry Hollendorfer ...
April 08, 2014
The 3-year-old Pete’s Slew improved his record to 4 for 4 in non-stakes events last Thursday, rallying five wide to win a six-furlong $80,000 optional claimer. Pete’s Slew’s only two losses came in stakes, and trainer Tim McCanna said he might give the ...
Last week, trainer Billy Morey was hoping that a one-mile allowance race on turf would fill because it would be a perfect prep for Positive Response for the Grade 3 San Francisco Mile on turf April 26. When the race didn’t fill, Morey went to Plan B,
April 01, 2014
Trainers at Golden Gate Fields are plotting a course for the Grade 3 San Francisco Mile scheduled for April 26, and a one-mile open allowance race on turf this Saturday may prove to be a perfect prep run.

March 25, 2014
New Golden Gate Fields racing secretary Patrick Mackey begins working at the track Thursday. The 36-year-old Mackey was hired to replace David Jerkens, who recently accepted the position of racing secretary at Del Mar.
March 21, 2014
Patrick Mackey, who has served as assistant racing secretary for the New York Racing Association, Arlington Park, Hawthorne Race Course and Gulfstream Park, was named the racing secretary at Golden Gate Fields on Friday.
March 18, 2014
Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, involved in a private purchase of Shared Belief after the horse won his maiden in his debut, is rightfully testy about the constant questions about the health of his Eclipse Award winner.
March 15, 2014
Even-money favorite Marks Mine was pressured early and challenged late but proved best as she captured the $59,400 Camilla Urso Stakes at Golden Gate Fields on Saturday.
March 11, 2014
Former trainer Shelley Riley, whose book “Casual Lies: A Triple Crown Adventure” was published last year, is a semifinalist for the Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award, sponsored by Castleton Lyons Farm.