Keyword: Golden Gate Fields

  • Vallejo Suspended 180 Days, Fined $5,000

    The California Horse Racing Board has suspended trainer Genaro Vallejo for 180 days and fined him $5,000 after a horse under his care tested positive for the Class 3 medication Promazine, a metabolite of Acepromazine.

  • Golden Gate Opener Refunded After Malfunction

    The first race at Golden Gate Fields Feb. 15 was declared a no-contest when, because of a malfunction, the starting gate couldn't be moved off the track in time for the one-mile event to be completed.

  • Metaboss rolls to the win in the El Camino Real Derby.

    Metaboss Motors to El Camino Real Triumph

    Metaboss, coming from well off the pace with a powerful wide move, overtook favored Conquest Typhoon in deep stretch for a 6-1 surprise in the El Camino Real Derby (gr. III) under Hall of Fame jockey Alex Solis.

  • Conquest Typhoon won the Cecil B. DeMille Stakes on the grass at Del Mar on Nov. 29.

    Conquest Typhoon Slight Choice in El Camino

    The El Camino Real Derby (gr. III), one of only three North American stakes on this year's "Road to the Kentucky Derby" contested on a synthetic track, drew a good field of 10 led by Conquest Typhoon.

  • Cross the Line and J. J. Hernandez take the California Derby.

    Cross the Line Strikes in California Derby

    Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was triple-handed entering the $100,000 California Derby Jan. 17 at Golden Gate Fields and emerged with an eighth win in the race after Cross the Line surged clear in early stretch.

  • Stand And Salute

    Stand and Salute Marches Toward Cal Derby

    The first four finishers from the Dec. 6 Gold Rush Stakes return to Golden Gate Fields Jan. 17 and stretch out a half-furlong longer in the $100,000 California Derby at 1 1/16 miles on the Tapeta all-weather surface.

  • Kyle Frey

    Eclipse-Winning Rider Frey Breaks Collarbone

    Eclipse-Award winning jockey Kyle Frey fractured his right collarbone and sustained other injuries when his mount went down approaching the far turn in the seventh race Jan. 2 at Golden Gate Fields.

  • Stand and Salute and Russell Baze take the Gold Rush Stakes.

    Baze, Hollendorfer Team for Gold Rush Win

    Northern California stalwarts Jerry Hollendorfer and Russell Baze teamed up once again in the Gold Rush Stakes for 2-year-olds at Golden Gate Fields Dec. 6, when Stand and Salute held off Kentucky invader Broughton Kitten.

  • Impasse Unresolved for Mid-Atlantic Players

    It appears doubtful that an impasse between the company that controls the simulcast rights for Gulfstream Park and a cooperative representing 23 tracks in the Mid-Atlantic region will be resolved in time for the Dec. 6 start.

  • Pepper Crown wins the Berkeley Handicap.

    Pepper Crown Closes Strongly for Berkeley Win

    Swung six wide into the stretch, lightly regarded Pepper Crown uncoiled a torrid outside rally and won the $100,315 Berkeley Handicap (gr. III) going away as the longest shot in the field Nov. 30 at Golden Gate Fields.

  • Golden Gate Fields Opens 36-Day Fall Meet

    The fall meeting at Golden Gate Fields opens Oct. 16, and the 36-day season will feature the simulcast of the Breeders' Cup World Championships as well as the 63rd running of the $100,000 Berkeley Handicap (gr. III).

  • Shared Belief

    Shared Belief 'Excellent' in Golden Gate Move

    Likely favorite for the Breeders' Cup Classic continues his preparation for the 1 1/4-mile race, working five furlongs in 1:00 3/5 Oct. 14 on the Tapeta surface at Golden Gate where he has done all of his training this year.

  • Baze On Roll as Golden Gate Summer Meet Opens

    Jockey Russell Baze, who capitalized on a slew of live mounts to run away with the riding title at the Sonoma County Fair meeting in Santa Rosa, hopes to keep on rolling Aug. 15 at the Golden Gate Fields summer meeting.

  • Jockey Frank Alvarado, picks up his 3,000th victory in North America aboard Curly Girly.

    Jockey Alvarado Collects 3,000th Victory

    Jockey Frank Alvarado, a 45-year-old native of Panama City, Panama, earned his 3,000th victory in North America June 6 when he guided Curly Girly to a 1 1/2-length score in the eighth race at Golden Gate Fields.

  • Summer Hit wins the All American Stakes.

    Summer Hit Game in All American Victory

    Summer Hit, sent off at 3-5 odds, did not disappoint as the gelding went wire-to-wire and withstood a stout challenge from stablemate longshot Longview Drive to win the All American Stakes (gr. III) at Golden Gate Fields.

  • Champion Shared Belief Coasts in Comeback

    Shared Belief, the champion 2-year-old male of 2013, kept his unblemished record intact with a comfortable victory versus four older foes in a $35,000 allowance event at Golden Gate Fields May 26.

  • Pepper Crown won the San Francisco Mile on April 26.

    Pepper Crown Could Reign in All American

    After rallying from fourth to win the San Francisco Mile Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 26, Pepper Crown will try for a second straight graded stakes win at Golden Gate Fields Monday, April 26 in the All American Stakes (gr. III).

  • Pepper Crown wins the 2014 San Francisco Mile.

    Pepper Crown Gets First Stakes Win in SF Mile

    Alex Paszkeicz scored a triple when Pepper Crown, the longest shot on the board at 46-1, rallied along the rail to win the $100,315 San Francisco Mile (gr. IIIT) on yielding turf at Golden Gate Fields April 26.

  • Fairplex Plans to Phase Out Sales, Training

    Over the next several months, the Los Angeles County Fair plans to phase out its racing-related activities at Fairplex Park, chief executive officer James Henwood told the California Horse Racing Board April 25.

  • Sherwood Chillingworth, Oak Tree's executive vice president

    Oak Tree Approved to Operate Pleasanton Meet

    The Oak Tree Racing Association is back in the race business following a 3 1/2-year absence with the approval of its application to conduct the Alameda County Fair meet by the California Horse Racing Board April 25.

  • Summer Hit is one of three for trainer Jerry Hollendorfer in the San Francisco Mile.

    Summer Hit Tops Hollendorfer Trio in SF Mile

    Jerry Hollendorfer has a trio of older runners set to go in the San Franciso Mile (gr. IIIT) April 26, led by Summer Hit, as the Hall of Fame trainer attempts to win Northern California's top grass race for the third time.

  • Cal Expo Gains Extra Week of Summer Racing

    Cal Expo won a tussle to gain an extra week on the summer fair racing calendar beginning in July 2015 after several months of debate when the California Horse Racing Board approved the dates plan.

  • Golden Gate Fields Adds Alcatraz Stakes

    The $75,000 Alcatraz Stakes has been added to the winter-spring meeting stakes schedule at Golden Gate Fields and the $100,000 Campanile Stakes has been moved from May 31 to June 8, it was announced March 9.