Golden Gate Fields

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.
On Sunday night, Carolyn Mendes celebrated her 54th birthday by eating salmon rigatoni, lots of French bread (with butter!), and dessert.
January 01, 2015
For a while there on New Year’s Eve it looked as if Russell Baze would end his 13th championship season on a meek note after a second straight racing day without a winner.
December 08, 2014
Golden Gate Fields said it will offer 12 stakes during its 97-day winter-spring meet, which begins Dec. 26.
December 06, 2014
Stand and Salute, who just graduated at the same one-mile distance in his debut here, sat behind a contested pace before rallying from the inside to grab the lead as he held off late-running Broughton Kitten to win the $75,210 Gold Rush Stakes at ...
December 02, 2014
Pepper Crown’s victory in Sunday’s Grade 3 Berkeley at Golden Gate Fields earned him the nominal title of Northern California’s top handicap runner. Earlier in the year, he won the Grade 3 San Francisco Mile and the Rolling Green.
Art Sherman, who based his operation in Northern California for many years, will be honored by Golden Gate Fields and feted by his many friends and fans here Saturday.
It’s the time of year when budding 3-year-olds begin to ease their way into the racing spotlight.