San Francisco Mile (Grade III)

4/29/2017 Golden Gate Fields-Race 7 The San Francisco Mile-$100,000—Grade III 1 Mile on Turf for Three-Year-Olds & Upward Post Time: 3:45 P.M. PST Analysis by Michael Patricks We take a break from the three-year-old landscape this week and go west to Golden Gate Fields for the San Francisco Mile.  The Grade III drew a cast…

BIG Discounts until August 2

Tickets On-Sale at the Sonoma County Fair, April 29 Now’s the time to celebrate BIG SAVINGS with pre-sale admission and event tickets! The 2017 “Holidaze” themed Sonoma County Fair is thrilled to announce a new holiday: “Save Big on Family Fun” begins April 29 and runs all the way until August 2. Pre-sale admission and…

Popular Arena Events at the Sonoma County Fair

Popular Arena Events Return for Holidaze at the Sonoma County Fair PRCA Rodeo, Monster Trucks, Destruction Derby and More in Chris Beck Arena They’re not clean but they sure are popular and fun! The Sonoma County Fair’s fan-favorite arena events get down in the dirt in August.  Just look for where the dust is flying…

The Illinois Derby (Grade III)

4/22/2017 Hawthorne Race Course-Race 5 The Illinois Derby-$250,000—Grade III 1 & 1/8th Miles on Dirt for Three-Year-Olds Post Time: 4:17 P.M. PST Analysis by Michael Patricks Just over two weeks remain until the 143rd Kentucky Derby and all of the Derby points to be earned have been dispersed to the various competitors.  Included is a…

The Arkansas Derby (Grade I)

4/15/2017 Oaklawn Park-Race 11 The Arkansas Derby-$1,000,000—Grade I 1 & 1/8th Miles on Dirt for Three-Year-Olds Post Time: 3:18 P.M. PST Analysis by Michael Patricks Racing from the Festival of the South concludes on Saturday with the 81st running of the Arkansas Derby from Oaklawn Park.  There are 12 action packed races to be set…

“HOLIDAZE” CONCERTS ANNOUNCED

Community Concerts at the Sonoma County Fair, FREE with Admission Reserved Seating and Dinner Tickets on Sale April 29 Everyone loves the warm and fuzzy feeling that comes with holiday inspired music. So why not combine the spirit of holiday celebrations with the excitement of nightly entertainment? The Sonoma County Fair is thrilled to announce…

The Toyota Blue Grass (Grade II)

4/8/2017 Keeneland Race Course-Race 10 The Toyota Blue Grass-$1,000,000—Grade II 1 & 1/8th Miles on Dirt for Three-Year-Olds Post Time: 3:17 P.M. PST Analysis by Michael Patricks The 93rd Toyota Blue Grass Stakes runs on Saturday and while the race may be short on numbers it unquestionably is long on talent.  The field of seven…