Golden Gate Fields

YESTERDAY February 08, 2016
Defending race winner Marino’s Wild Cat, who hasn’t started since a third-place finish last April that snapped a three-race win streak, is expected to make his return in next Monday’s $50,000 Lost in the Fog at six furlongs at Golden Gate Fields.
Trainer Manny Badilla was philosophical about Code Warrior’s fourth-place finish in her route debut in last Saturday’s California Oaks. The favored 3-year-old filly lost for the first time at Golden Gate Fields.
In 2008, a Cinderella story unfolded for owner Johnny Taboada in the Grade 3 El Camino Real Derby when Autism Awareness, the longest shot on the board, scored the biggest upset ($126) in the race's history.Autism Awareness was not a one-hit wonder. The ...
February 07, 2016
Trainer Bill McLean won his 1,000th race Sunday at Golden Gate Fields when Kyle Frey guided Moogie Woogie ($11) through an opening in the upper stretch and guided the 5-year-old gelding to a neck victory in a four-way photo in a $12,500 claiming race ...
February 06, 2016
Kiss N Scat, content to sit just off 70-1 shot Brookys Star, took over in the lane and proved best as she won the 1 1/16-mile, $50,870 California Oaks at Golden Gate Fields on Saturday.
February 04, 2016
The Jerry Hollendorfer-trained Songbird is running at Santa Anita on Saturday, but Code Warrior will still face a tough Hollendorfer-trained filly, Kiss N Scat, in the 1 1/16-mile California Oaks at Golden Gate Fields.
January 16, 2016
Frank Conversation ($7) got a dream stalking trip Saturday, one start after being involved in a hot pace duel in a Grade 1 stakes, and scored a powerful victory in the $100,105 California Derby at Golden Gate Fields.
January 11, 2016
California Chrome ran for the first time in 10 months on Saturday, winning the Grade 2 San Pasqual at Santa Anita. Ten minutes later, his 3-year-old full sister, Hope’s Love, ran fifth at Golden Gate Fields in her second start.
The Golden Gate Fields spotlight centers squarely on 3-year-olds for the next month, with the $100,000 California Derby on Saturday and the Grade 3, $200,000 El Camino Real Derby on Feb. 13. The 1 1/16-mile California Derby is expected to draw a deep ...
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 ...