On closing day, offering mandatory payouts, a single winning ticket for the 20¢ Golden Pick 6 paid $249,999.48 at Golden Gate Fields. The number of live-ticket holders was dramatically reduced in Race 6 when Baruch, a 40-1 longshot, trained and owned by Sergio Perez, dueled hard for an upset win. The winning ticket was purchased through the Hunt Valley, Maryland hub. In addition to the large Pick 6 payout, the 50¢ Late Pick 4 also paid $16,766.50.
Handicappers were tasked with a difficult pick 6 sequence, which featured an average field size of 10.3 runners per race totaling 62 horses to close out the last six races of the meet.
Racing will resume at Golden Gate Fields for the fall meet on October 20 and run through December 11. For racing news and highlights, fans may follow Golden Gate Fields on twitter @GGFRacing and online at www.goldengatefields.com
Live racing returns to Golden Gate Fields October 20 – December 11. Regular post time will be at 12:45pm. Special post times will be announced for Thanksgiving Day and both Breeders’ Cup Championship days.
Berkeley, CA: September 17, 2016 – Closing Day of the summer meet is Sunday, September 18 at Golden Gate Fields, which means horseplayers can take advantage of the mandatory payouts offered for the Pick 5, Super High 5 and the 20¢ Golden Pick 6.
The card will offer nine competitive races, beginning at 1:45pm PT, along with a large Golden Pick 6 jackpot of $79,914. The Golden Pick 6 will begin on Race 4 at approximately 3:15pm PT, with half of the races scheduled for the turf course.
In addition to mandatory payouts, Golden Gate Fields will offer a guaranteed $100,000 Late Pick 4 pool, which begins on Race 6 at approximately 4:15pm PT.
Following tomorrow’s card, racing will resume at Golden Gate Fields for the fall meet on October 20 and run through December 11.
For racing news and highlights, fans may follow Golden Gate Fields on twitter @GGFRacing and online at www.goldengatefields.com
Berkeley, CA: September 14, 2016 – The Late Pick 4 pool at Golden Gate Fields on Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18 is guaranteed to hit at least $100,000.
The Late Pick 4 at Golden Gate just takes 50¢ to play and involves the final four races on the card.
Horseplayers should also note that there will be mandatory payouts offered on Closing Day, Sunday, September 18 for the Pick 5, Super High 5, and the 20¢ Golden Pick 6.
First post each race day is at 1:45 p.m. PT.
Berkeley, CA: September 12, 2016 – The jackpot for the 20¢ Golden Pick 6 is now $61,928 heading into the final week of the summer meet at Golden Gate Fields.
Racing will resume on Thursday, September 15 at 1:45 p.m. and run through Closing Day on Sunday, September 18.
Horseplayers will want to circle September 18 on their calendars because there will be mandatory payouts offered at Golden Gate Fields for the Pick 5, Super High 5, and the 20¢ Golden Pick 6.
Berkeley, CA: September 8, 2016 – Closing Day of the summer meet at Golden Gate Fields is just around the corner on Sunday, September 18.
The track will offer mandatory payouts for the Pick 5, Super High 5 and the 20¢ Golden Pick 6 Jackpot.
First post on Closing Day is scheduled for 1:45 p.m.
Berkeley, CA: September 7, 2016 – California’s popular horseplayer, Tom Quigley returns to Golden Gate Fields on Friday, September 9 to provide his insights and tips on how to play the final two weeks of the summer meet.
In addition to providing his paddock-side commentary, Quigley will host his free handicapping seminar in the Paddock Pub every Saturday and Sunday from 12:50 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Fans that are unable to attend the races will be able to stream them live for free at http://www.calracing.com/live-video/.
Golden Gate’s summer meet runs through Sunday, September 18 with a 1:45 p.m. post time each race day.
Berkeley, CA – August 22, 2016: Golden Gate Fields will offer live racing on Labor Day Monday, September 5. First post is scheduled for 1:45 p.m. and gates will open at 10:00 a.m. for early bird wagering on the simulcast action.
Berkeley, CA – August 20, 2016: Fans that make a donation to Golden Gate Fields’ annual canned food drive on Sunday, August 21 will receive a free Club House admission pass to the races.
The food drive, which is held annually at Golden Gate Fields, will be setup in front of the admission gates at both the Club House and Grandstand entrances. First post on Sunday is scheduled for 1:45 p.m. and gates will open at 10:00 a.m. for early bird wagering on the simulcast action.
Fans that bring food, or make a cash donation to the food drive will receive a Club House admission pass, valid for free entry into the races.
All proceeds from this year’s food drive will go to the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano, which has helped fight hunger in the East Bay since 1975.
For more information about the efforts of the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano, or to make a donation, please visit them here.
Summer racing at Golden Gate Fields runs through September 18. For race day information, visit goldengatefields.com.
Berkeley, CA – August 15, 2016: Golden Gate Fields is set to open its doors for another exciting summer meet on Friday, August 19 at 1:45 p.m.
The brief summer race season will run through September 18, with special holiday racing on Labor Day Monday, September 5. First post every race day is scheduled for 1:45 p.m.
Racing on the bayside oval will be highlighted by the running of the $50,000 Rolling Green Stakes on Labor Day Monday. The Rolling Green will be contested on the lakeside turf course at a distance of a mile and one-sixteenth.
Fans may enjoy the famous Dollar Day deals every Sunday during the meet, when the track offers $1 general admission, $1 general parking, $1 programs, $1 hot dogs, $1 beers, and $1 sodas.
Horseplayers will want to note the mandatory payouts on Closing Day, September 18 for the Pick 5, Super High 5 and the 20¢ Golden Pick 6 Jackpot.
For upcoming race day information, please visit goldengatefields.com.