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The Golden Gate Fields Winter/Spring meet will open Dec. 26 and will run for 96 days through June Golden Gate will celebrate its. DOLLAR DAYS RETURN SUNDAY, DECEMBER Enjoy the famous Dollar Day Deals every Sunday during the Winter/Spring Meet. The $, El Camino Real Derby, Northern California's official Kentucky Derby prep, headlines the stakes schedule for the
Competitive horse racing in this part of the East Bay originated with the Oakland Trotting Track about 2 miles south of the site of Golden Gate Fields. The Oakland Trotting Track was open from until it was forced to close in when the state banned horse racing. A fire in destroyed what remained of its structures. Inthe state repealed the ban on horse racing.
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The inaugural meet was on February 1, In the period just before the war, the track was used as the scene of the crime central to the plot of the movie Shadow of the Thin Man. After the war, Golden Gate Fields resumed horse racing. It was subsequently acquired by Magna Entertainment Corp.
In MarchMagna filed for bankruptcy. Golden Gate made history in when it hired year-old Angela Hermann as its track announcer, succeeding Michael Wrona. Until the death of Lost in the Foghe was also the only horse to be buried in the infield. The infield turf course was opened on February 22, Before his death inLost in the Fog was based here. First post time on Friday afternoon is The GG Debutante field from the rail out: HollendorferNoble Contessa R.
MarkleBrahms Command F. JamesSarazona Two C. RondanBoomchicaboom W. WongStealthediamonds J. HollendorferLa Aguillila J. MarchSwing Thoughts A. Alliford Bay has now won stakes races at four different racetracks: Anyportinastorm completed the six-furlong event in a sizzling fast 1: Unfortunately, City Zip was euthanized at the age of 19 that same year due to chronic food problems. He has produced six champions and over 75 black type winners since beginning stud duty in The Late Pick 4 is comprised of the Oakland and Berkeley, along with a horse starter allowance race with 1 also eligible and an horse maiden claimer that goes as the nightcap.
First post time on Saturday: The Friday and Saturday cards last week were cancelled, however, due to poor air quality from the Northern California fires, and the Oakland was moved back one week.
Leading the Oakland Stakes field is Awesome Anywhere, coming off two dominating allowance wins at Santa Anita since being claimed by Jerry Hollendorfer three starts ago. The 4-year-old gelding is 2 for 3 on the Golden Gate Fields main track, having previously been in the barn of trainer Tim McCanna. Trainer Manny Badilla tightens the girth on a pair of Oakland Stakes runners: His last start, an off-the-board finish, came on turf.
Midnight Ming won an allowance race earlier this month and wheels back in three weeks for this stakes try.
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Sir Vronski is a win machine. The 7-year-old is 10 for 13 on the Golden Gate Fields Tapeta and has won 8 of 15 races when traveling the distance of six furlongs. Post time for the Oakland Stakes is 3: Here is the field, starting with the inside post position: Touched by Autism J.
StortzSunset Dragunn F. RiveraAwesome Anywhere F. HollendorferMah Gellin C. HollendorferMidnight Ming W.