Golden Gate Winter/Spring Meet Kicks Off Dec. 26

The 99-day Golden Gate Fields Winter/Spring Meet will begin Monday, Dec. 26 with racing conducted four days a week through June 18.

Regular post time will be 12:45 p.m. every race day with five exceptions: 12:15 p.m. on Dec. 26 (Opening Day), 11:15 a.m. on Feb. 5 (Super Bowl Sunday), and 11:45 a.m. on May 6, May 20, and June 10 (Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont).

Golden Gate will conduct twelve stakes races during the Winter/Spring Meet, highlighted by the three GIII races: $ 200,000 El Camino Real Derby on February. 18; GIII $ 100,000 San Francisco Mile on April 29; GIII $ 100,000 All American on May 29.

Notable events for the Winter/Spring Meet are our annual Wall Calendar giveaway that will take place on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1; on Saturday, February 4, come celebrate the Year of The Rooster at Golden Gate Fields and receive a red envelope filled with a mystery mutual voucher that may be worth $ 500; Join us this St. Patrick’s Day, Friday, March 17, for your chance to win $ 100,000 in our annual Horseshoe Pitch Contest. Entries and drawing will be done that day; online packages for the Kentucky Derby experience and the Belmont Wine Festival will be available on our website Lastly, beginning April 30, enjoy live music on Dollar Days with bands from around the Bay Area performing between the races until the end of the Meet, June 18.

Receive admission coupons for Saint Patrick’s Day at the El Camino Real Derby on Saturday, February 18 and admission coupons for the Belmont Wine Festival on Saturday, May 6, during the Kentucky Derby.

General and Clubhouse admission are $ 6 and $ 10, respectively. Turf Club admission is $ 12 on Thursdays and Fridays and $ 15 on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Frequent admission discounts and lower pre-paid rates are available to THOROUGHBREDS club members. Every Friday is Senior Friday, with free clubhouse admission offered to THOROUGHBREDS club members 62 years and older. The popular Dollar Day is held every Sunday, with Golden Gate offering $ 1 general admission, $ 1 general parking, $ 1 programs, $ 1 beers, $ 1 sodas, and $ 1 hot dogs.

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