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Equibase Installs GPS Systems At Several Tracks, Named Official Timer

Equibase Company has installed a global positioning satellite (GPS) system at Woodbine Racetrack, Golden Gate Fields, Laurel Park and Pimlico, and has been named the official timer at these tracks, it was announced today. Equibase’s GPS technology partner, Total Performance Data, is based in the United Kingdom and has more than a dozen tracking systems […]

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Golden Gate Fields Posts Substantial Gains In Wagering During Summer Meet

Golden Gate Fields’ Summer Meet, which concluded this past Sunday, posted significant gains in both on-track and all sources pari-mutuel handle, underscored by a 29 percent ($461,289 more a day) increase in average daily handle over the course of a 24-day meet that began Aug. 23. Although the 2017 Summer Meet consisted of 16 racing […]

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CHRB Sets 2019 Racing Dates, Seeks Faster Posting Of Final Odds

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, September 27, at Santa Anita Park. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Jesse Choper, Fred Maas 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. […]

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Inaugural Stronach 5 Pays Out $9,888 To 14 Bettors Friday

The inaugural running of The Stronach 5, a national Pick 5 wager with an industry-low 12 percent takeout and a guaranteed pool of $50,000, was hit by 14 bettors Friday, each winning $9,888.30. A total of $157,333 was wagered on races from Laurel Park, Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park and Golden Gate Fields. The minimum […]

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Timeline Released For Friday’s Inaugural Stronach 5, Featuring 12-Percent Takeout

The “Stronach 5,” a one dollar minimum wager which features an industry-low takeout of 12 percent, will debut this Friday beginning with Laurel Park’s ninth race, which has an assigned post time of 5:26 ET. The Stronach 5, which will also coincide with Santa Anita’s Autumn Meet opening day, will be offered each Friday, through […]

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California Authority Of Racing Fairs To Intervene In Lawsuit Over OTB Agreements

The California Authority of Racing Fairs (CARF) has been granted leave to intervene on behalf of the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) in the lawsuit brought by the Pacific Racing Association (PRA), to represent the interests of CARF’s Satellite Wagering Facility membership, their employees and the local communities in which they reside. PRA, operator of […]

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Golden Gate Fields Meet ‘Fully Approved’, To Begin Oct. 17

The California Horse Racing Board released the following statement Wednesday afternoon: All of the conditions placed upon the Pacific Racing Association’s (PRA) license application for the fall meet at Golden Gate Fields have been met, so that meet is fully approved to begin Oct. 17 and run through Dec. 18. When the Board approved the license application in […]

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New Stronach 5 Offers 12-Percent Takeout, $50,000 Guarantee On Sept. 28

The Stronach Group officially announced on Sunday that it will begin offering a new national Pick 5 wager – the Stronach 5 – beginning Friday, September 28. The first week will offer a guaranteed pool of $50,000 on the multi-race, multi-track wager with an industry-low 12-percent takeout. The minimum wager on the Stronach 5 will […]

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Golden Gate: ‘First Class’ Winner’s Circle Among New Additions For Summer Meet

In addition to an eight-race program that includes two turf events, fans and horsemen will also be treated to a brand new Winner’s Circle at Golden Gate Fields when the East Bay oval opens its 23-day Summer Meet today. Traditionally, win pictures have simply been taken on the main track just outside the saddling paddock.  […]

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NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance Reaccredits Golden Gate Fields

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Golden Gate Fields has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance.  Located along the bay in Albany, Calif., near Oakland and San Francisco, the track opens its 24-day Summer Meet this Thursday. Both the main track and turf course have undergone renovations and purses have been raised on […]

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