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CHRB: Proposals For Veterinary Record Transfer, Continuing Education Move Forward

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, April 19, at Santa Anita Park. Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach presided. Commissioners Fred Maas, Araceli Ruano and Alex Solis also were in attendance. The audio of this entire Board meeting is available on the CHRB Website (www.chrb.ca.gov) under the Webcast link. In brief: The Board opened public […]

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Flamboyant Is Racing’s Newest Millionaire After San Francisco Mile Victory

Grade 2 winner Flamboyant saved ground on the far turn and swung for home before diving to the lead at the eighth pole to hold off a late challenge from second-place finisher Editore to win the $200,000 Grade 3 San Francisco Mile for older horses. “My horse is a good horse,” said winning jockey Julien […]

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Northern California Stabling: Golden Gate Agrees To Be Open For Training Through Summer

Representatives of Golden Gate Fields, the northern fairs, and horsemen’s groups reached agreement Friday on a financing plan to keep Golden Gate open for stabling and training during the summer fair season. The agreement eliminates the need for the Special Committee on Northern California Racing to meet April 5 as originally planned. The key elements of the agreement, which […]

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Frank Conversation San Francisco Mile Favorite In Seasonal Debut

Twelve older routers will travel the distance of eight furlongs in the feature race of the Golden Gate Fields winter/spring meet, the San Francisco Mile, a Grade 3 turf event with a $200,000 purse. The San Francisco Mile will go as Race 8 on the nine-race card this Saturday, March 31, with an approximate post […]

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Golden Gate To Offer $100,000 Guaranteed Late Pick 4 On San Francisco Mile Day

Golden Gate Fields will offer a $100,000 guaranteed Late Pick 4 pool on San Francisco Mile Day, Saturday, March 31. The Late Pick 4 sequence will cover races 6-9 on the card. “Golden Gate is delighted to be offering a six-figure Late Pick 4 pool on San Francisco Mile Day,” said general manager David Duggan. “We […]

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Northern California Stabling Issues: Public Meeting Scheduled For April 5

The Special Committee on Northern California Racing will hold two meetings in coming weeks to resolve stabling issues during the fair season this summer. The first, private meeting with representatives of Golden Gate Fields, the California Authority of Racing Fairs (CARF), the Sonoma County Fair and horsemen is scheduled for Thursday, March 29, in hopes of […]

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Paved Becomes First Filly To Win El Camino Real Derby

Under the expert guidance of jockey Drayden Van Dyke, Paved became the first filly to win the prestigious El Camino Real Derby, one of the most notable horse races in Northern California. The El Camino Real Derby, a restricted 3-year-old race at Golden Gate Fields, awarded 10 Kentucky Derby points to the winner. Paved is […]

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Golden Gate: Choo Choo Hopes To Engineer A Victory In El Camino Real Derby

The $100,000 El Camino Real Derby, one of the most notable races every year at Golden Gate Fields, will be run this Saturday, February 17. The mile and an eighth contest is for three-year-olds traveling over the synthetic Tapeta surface. Along with a $60,000 check, the 2018 El Camino Real Derby champion will earn 10 […]

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Euro Consolida Makes US Debut A Winning One In California Oaks

Consolida, a European shipper making her first start in The United States for trainer Paddy Gallagher, scored an impressive victory in the $50,000 California Oaks for 3-year-old fillies at Golden Gate Fields. The daughter of European sire Sir Percy sat off a contentious pace before gobbling up ground in the final three-sixteenths of a mile, […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: ‘Horses Will Teach You’ Not To Hurry

William Morey is having a big year in 2018, and it’s only January. Not only did the trainer earn his first graded stakes victory last weekend, but he has also saddled an astonishing six winners from 11 starters at Santa Anita’s current meeting. He accepts congratulations gracefully, then transfers the praise to the horse: “Coniah […]

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