GGF Picks -Sunday, April 29

Golden Gate Fields Picks Sunday, April 29 Queen of Troy…Throw out turf effort Quick Song…Hit board last five Kentan Road…Better since coming north   Peaked…Been close vs. better Annisquam…Has to be a factor Bellanza…Is a pace factor   Hes Knot Usual…Takes a monster drop Pepper Sings…Not a lot to beat Sierra Dance…Someone has to run…

GGF Picks – Saturday, April 28

Golden Gate Fields Picks Saturday, April 28 Carville…Barn sizzles off the claim Gabo’s Macondo…A major player Anythingscookin…Should have ticket   Special Season…Taking a big drop Tiz Titus…Big closer last start El Super…Looked good off drop   Silversonic…Ships, big drop Meanee…Good spot for debut Fast as Cash…Not a lot to beat   Colour Me Happy…Can’t argue…

“Salute to Heroes” at the 2018 Sonoma County Fair

SANTA ROSA, CA – April 26, 2018– Heroes are all around us, and they are the centerpiece of the 2018 Sonoma County Fair’s “Salute to Heroes”.  “There were so many people who were heroes for us during the fires last October,” says Fair CEO, Becky Bartling, “and we wanted to take a moment to acknowledge…

The Californian (Grade II)

4/27/18 The Californian (GII) Santa Anita Park-Race 5 1 and 1/8 Miles on Dirt for 3 Y/O and Up Analysis by Michael Patricks Just eight days remain until Kentucky Derby # 144 with post time for the Run for the Roses set for 3:34 P.M. locally on Saturday, May 5th.  Be sure to make plans…

GGF Picks – Friday, April 27

Golden Gate Fields Picks Friday, April 27 Blazingulch…Wired field last start Manitou…Will be a pace factor Looks Good N a Tux…Should be in the hunt   Steven Decatur…Cuts tag in half Bronco Brown…May be there Mesa Jones…Taking decent drop   Sir Vronski…Shooting for sixth straight Krsto Skye…One tough runner Swingshift Deputy…Tough if ready   Musket…

GGF Picks – Thursday, April 26

Golden Gate Fields Picks Thursday, April 26 Union Legend…Liking his chances Jen’s Journey…Viable runner here Outthink’em…Could get a piece   Hot Encounter…Just getting it done Joe Jackson…Burned money last three Irish Sky…Good value play   Lil Indian Annie…Impressive second start Peaceful Presence…Closed well in debut Farshita…Barn okay with debuts   American Aristocat…Nails over the track…

GGF Picks – Sunday, April 22

Golden Gate Fields Picks Sunday, April 22 Toomuchisnotenough…Every reason to win Wedding Blush…Not sure wants to win Amber Louise…Consistent runner   Daddy Duke…Must take to surface Ted Oliver…Coming off a solid year Spot N the Line…Could complete the ticket   Runnin for Tuition…Looks live here Darkstream…Really liked first start Chalky…Big disappointment down south   Wicked…

GGF Picks – Saturday, April 21

Golden Gate Fields Picks Saturday, April 21 Sought More Pep…Can’t argue last three Miss Bliss…Looks good here Khalaya…Might grab a piece   Fall Harvest…Back to beat spot Call Saul…Spot a good fit Silent Movies…Has a good shot   Tiza Diva…Seen this move before Crown Point…Full of late run Desert Smoke…Been tight last three   He’saruler…Shipped…

GGF Picks – Friday, April 20

Golden Gate Fields Picks Friday, April 20 Speed Saver…Should be very tough Black Tie Event…Will set the pace Storm Fashion…Been a solid runner   Marq One…Much softer spot Mr. Magico…Figures on ticket Harbor Drive…Searching for a spot   Pattin for a Dance…Won five straight Many Lights…Four straight wins Power of Nine…A player here   Native…

Two Weeks Until the Ky. Derby

4/19/2018 Kona Gold (GII) & The American (GIII) Santa Anita Races 5 and 8 Analysis by Michael Patricks   2018 has been a year of great loss with respect to many individuals associated with this great game of racing.  The world lost a tremendous ambassador for horse racing this past week when journalist and author…