Oak Tree at Pleasanton Picks – Thursday, Sept. 21

Oak Tree at Pleasanton Picks Thursday, September 21 Cowboy Way…Has had best year of these Lil Sarah…Should hit the board Cali McGee II…Has done well over the track   Kuuipo…Been most consistent Raja’s Rose…Looks second best Go to the Alter…May have a shot   Native Jaylo…Should be a solid runner Crown Kitten…Hot barn claims, protects…

Joe & Steve Dutton Named 2017 Sustainable Farmers

Brothers recognized for their world class grapes, sustainable farming practices and community leadership In 1964, The Dutton Ranch was created by Joe & Steve’s parent, Warren & Gail Dutton. The family started farming French colombard grapes and apples at their Graton ranch, west of Sebastopol. Continuing this family legacy, 5th generation farmers, Joe and Steve…

GGF Picks – Sunday, Sept. 17

Golden Gate Fields Picks Sunday, September 17 Califo Cat On Fire…Seems a solid runner Spot N the Line…Play on your ticket   Dizzy Tizzy…Has all the tools Call My Bluff…Will push the favorite Unwanted…Need to factor in   Erotic…Love work tab for debut Brave Helios…Drilling well for return Falcone…Should be a factor   Kerri’s Choice…Bullets…

GGF Picks – Saturday, Sept. 16

Golden Gate Fields Picks Saturday, September 16 Causeway’s Girl…Decent debut effort Pattyville…Should be ready Quinnie…Has to be better here   African Fighter…Should be tough one Hock…A major player Crusher…Got mowed down in lane   Hallie Jae…Has to be tough Life No Parole…Could pull it off One Putt Par…A must on ticket   Synnin…Just crushed as…

2017 Professional Food Competition Results

Sonoma County Harvest Fair Names Winners of 2017 Professional Food Competition Award-winning foods featured in the Grand Tasting, October 6-8 With the wide variety of culinary genius and quality ingredients available in Sonoma County, it’s hard to imagine a better place to be than in a room filled with foods crafted by the area’s top…

Frank De Francis Memorial Dash

9/16/2017 Laurel Park Race 9 The Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash Grade III—Purse: $250,000 6 Furlongs on Dirt for Three-year-olds and Upward Analysis by Michael Patricks It’s a banner weekend from Woodbine Race Course in Toronto with a pair of Grade 1’s and a Grade 2 on turf, but south of the Ontarian border…

GGF Picks – Friday, Sept. 15

Golden Gate Fields Picks Friday, September 15 Could Be the One…Came on in debut Preach It Again…Strong run in last Gracioso…Solid work tab for debut   Mandala…Been solid at this spot All That Rocks…May need a race Saddle Soar…Continues class dive   Misty Bay…Been bet vs. better Padawon…Figures a solid fit Irish Luck…A must on…

GGF Picks – Thursday, Sept. 14

Golden Gate Fields Picks Thursday, September 14 Warrens Lil Margie…Has to be the one to beat Bench Ruling…Should be tough Don’t You Want Me…Has a shot at a price   Wisc Miss…Showed speed in debut Truth Matters…Decent works for debut Love You Too…Chased pace in last   Havin Fun…Been tough on GGF turf C C…

GGF Picks – Sunday, Sept. 10

Golden Gate Fields Picks Sunday, September 10 Reuben James…Best of a bad lot Sideman…Works have been average Excessive Gambler…Has chance to hit board   Lovenseek…Looks tough to beat Unusual Taste…Will push the pace Dano’s Dream…Worth a look   Out of Aces…Figures to contend My Heart Is Yours…Favorite by default Jazz Night…Not a strong field  …

GGF Picks – Saturday, September 9

Golden Gate Fields Picks Saturday, September 9 Finish Wealthy…Just missed in last Shaula…Repeat of last wins this Cats Contessa…Will make late run   Barton Lodge…Should be very tough One Tuff Minister…Has the closing kick Dizzy Dancer…Will be solid vs. these   Tribal Tale…Been right there vs. similar Get Like Me…Got action vs. tougher Mookie’s Wish…Should…