Fans will be treated to a dazzling display of speed Saturday at Bay Meadows when the very quick geldings Giovannetti and Hombre Rapido hook up in the $125,000 Bay Meadows Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. III).
Onebigbag, making his first start for trainer John F. Martin and owner Robert D. Bone, won the $67,512 Saratoga Handicap at Bay Meadows Saturday.
Bernard C. Schiappa's front-running Giovannetti opened up a sizeable advantage over heavily-backed Green Team in the stretch and gamely held on for a sharp 1 1/4-length victory in the $100,000 Ken Maddy Sprint Handicap at Golden Gate Fields Saturday.
The 7-year-old horse El Dorado Shooter will return from a layoff of more than eight months to try to defend his title in the $100,000 Ken Maddy Sprint, a six-furlong dash for California-breds that will be run Saturday at Golden Gate Fields.
El Dorado Shooter gunned from his outside post position in Saturday's $142,500 Bay Meadows Breeders' Cup Sprint Handicap (gr. III) with jockey Chad Schvaneveldt and the 6-year-old speedster was never threatened in an easy victory.
Northern California's top two speedsters, Presidio Heights and El Dorado Shooter, will meet in Saturday's $150,000 Bay Meadows Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. III).
Presidio Heights put on a dazzling display of speed Saturday at Golden Gate Fields and upset 3-5 favorite El Dorado Shooter in the $67,400 Danville Handicap.
After a disappointing start, the $100,000 Ken Maddy Sprint at Golden Gate Fields Saturday featured a thrilling finish.
Debonair Joe, who in only 3 1/2 months went from being a $12,500 claimer to a grade I stakes winner, will run in the $100,000 Ken Maddy Sprint at Golden Gate Fields Saturday.
El Dorado Shooter, a distant sixth in the California Cup Sprint at Santa Anita on Nov. 2, posted an impressive win over 12 rivals Saturday in the $72,200 Oakland Handicap at Golden Gate Fields.
Trainer Frank Monteleone hopes that the Cinderella story for Rio Oro can continue Saturday in the $150,000 Donald Valpredo California Cup Sprint.
Stoney, winning his fourth straight race since being claimed for a bargain $20,000, scored a 1 1/2-length victory in the $100,000 California Sprint Championship at Bay Meadows Saturday.
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