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Mandatory Payout In Friday’s Golden Pick Six Wager At Golden Gate Fields

Golden Gate Fields has announced that the Northern California bayside racetrack will offer a mandatory payout in the Golden Pick Six jackpot wager on Friday, Jan. 27. First post on Friday is 12:45 PM. The Golden Pick Six, a 20-cent minimum bet, has a $54,818 carryover heading into the Friday program. The Pick Six sequence […]

Northern California Trainer Duane Offield Passes At Age 82

Golden Gate Fields is deeply saddened by the passing of longtime Northern California trainer Duane Offield, who passed away on Thursday after a lengthy illness. He was 82 years old. Offield began his training career in 1976. Throughout a career that spanned well over four decades, Offield saddled 721 winners from 8,038 starters, with lifetime […]

Mandatory Payouts, 11 Races Carded For Sunday’s Closing Day At Golden Gate Fields

Eleven races have been carded for the final day of live racing at the 2022 Summer Meet this Sunday, Oct. 2, at Golden Gate Fields in Berkeley, Calif. First post on Closing Day is 12:45 PM. Mandatory payouts will be in play on Sunday. The Golden Pick Six, which starts in Race 6 and runs […]

I’mgonnabesomebody Goes Wire To Wire In Inaugural Sam Spear Memorial

Named after Bay Area media icon Sam Spear, Monday’s inaugural running of the Sam Spear Memorial at Golden Gate Fields was won by 4-year-old gelding I’mgonnabesomebody. Ridden to victory by Santos Rivera, the son of Will Take Charge set leisurely fractions of 24.64, 49.70, and 1:13.68 before holding of runner up finisher and 9-5 race […]

‘All-Around Good Man’: Inaugural Sam Spear Memorial To Be Held At Golden Gate On Labor Day

Sam Spear, a Northern California media icon and sportscaster who promoted thoroughbred racing in the Bay Area for five decades, passed away in October of 2021 at the age of 72. In memory of Spear and his devotion to thoroughbred racing and sports, Golden Gate Fields will run the Sam Spear Memorial annually, beginning this […]

Evin Roman, Jonathan Wong, Tommy Town Thoroughbreds Finish On Top At Golden Gate Fields

Jockey Evin Roman, trainer Jonathan Wong, and owner Tommy Town Thoroughbreds LLC finished at the top of the standings in their respective categories at the recently concluded 2022 Winter/Spring meeting at Golden Gate Fields. The Winter/Spring meet, one of three race meetings annually at Golden Gate, ran from Dec. 26, 2021, through last Sunday, June […]

North Vs. South: Full Field Of 14 Carded For Saturday’s San Francisco Mile

The marquee race of the year at Golden Gate Fields, the $250,000, Grade 3 San Francisco Mile for 3-year-olds and upward at one mile on turf, drew a full field of 14 early Wednesday afternoon. The race, one of six stakes to be contested on Saturday, April 30, will go as the ninth event on […]

Mandatory Payout: Golden Pick Six To Be Forced Out Monday At Golden Gate Fields

This Monday, March 7, Golden Gate Fields in Berkeley, Calif. conducts a nine-race program. First post is 12:15 PM. The headliner for horseplayers on the day is a mandatory payout in the Golden Pick Six jackpot wager, a 20-cent minimum bet which features the last six races on the card. Heading into Friday’s live-race program, […]

Pharoah Colt MacKinnon Tops 11-Strong Field For El Camino Real Derby

Eleven 3-year-old colts and geldings are slated for a chance to earn 10 Kentucky Derby points and a free Preakness berth in the feature race at Golden Gate Fields on Saturday afternoon, the $100,000 El Camino Real Derby at 1 1/8 miles on Tapeta. The El Camino Real Derby goes as Race 8 on a […]

Popular Bay Area Trainer Bill Delia Dies At Age 75

The Bay Area horse racing community is mourning the loss of popular longtime trainer and former jockey William “Bill” Delia, who passed away on Thursday due to complications of COVID-19. Delia was 75 years old. Delia, born on December 5, 1946, began his apprenticeship as a jockey in 1966. After a race-riding career in which […]