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Golden Gate Fields Kicks Off 36-Day Fall Meet On Thursday

Golden Gate Fields will kick off its 36-day Fall Meet on Thursday, with first post time for a seven-race card at 12:45 p.m. PT. The nine-week meeting, which concludes on Sunday, Dec. 15, will include nine stakes races and a plethora of turf action. First post time each day will be at 12:45 p.m., with […]

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CHRB: Medication, Training Restrictions Expanded To Other California Tracks

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, May 23, at Santa Anita Park. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Dennis Alfieri, 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 […]

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Report: Golden Gate Approved To Run Summer Meet

The Daily Racing Form reports Golden Gate Fields has received conditional approval from the California Horse Racing Board to run a meet from late August to early October. The approval is contingent upon an agreement related to track workers’ wages between Golden Gate and the California Authority of Racing Fairs. A meeting is scheduled next week […]

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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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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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‘No Place Else I’d Rather Be’: Krigger Making The Most Of Northern California Opportunities

Jockey Kevin Krigger started riding horses at age four as he grew up in the Virgin Islands, and by the time he was 29 Krigger was the regular racing companion of Goldencents. The pair finished 17th in the Kentucky Derby, then fifth in the Preakness, but Krigger was taken off the colt before his Breeders’ […]

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