by Jeremy Plonk
March 16, 2021
We canvass the 1/ST BET statistical database each week to bring you up to speed with racing at Golden Gate Fields. Check back weekly for statistical trends and tidbits for premier racing in Northern California. And be sure to support GGF by betting with 1/ST BET, the official betting app of Golden Gate Fields.
Congrats to the lone ticket holder in the March 13 Rainbow 6 jackpot at Golden Gate, taking down the $128,230.84 entire pool … The Rainbow 6 carryover to open the new racing week will be $3,912 … 2021 El Camino Real Derby winner Rombauer is scheduled to make his next start April 3 in either the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct or the Santa Anita Derby … 2020 California Oaks winner Dynasty of Her Own scored her second straight allowance win of the season March 14 and is now a perfect 5-for-5 at Golden Gate Fields.
Last week’s Stronach 5 was postponed, resulting in a 2-week-old $154,931 carryover into this week’s offering. Stronach 5 races this Friday, March 19, will be:
Leg A – Laurel Park Race 8 with an approximate post time of 4:30 ET
Leg B – Gulfstream Park Race 8 with an approximate post time of 4:48 ET
Leg C – Laurel Park Race 9 with an approximate post time of 5:03 ET
Leg D – Santa Anita Park Race 3 with an approximate post time of 5:08 ET
Leg E – Golden Gate Fields Race 3 with an approximate post time of 5:25 ET
1/ST BET Top Factors Last Week:
Horseplayers using the 1/ST BET app saw the most success with these 3 of the 52 handicapping filters for Golden Gate Fields, each posting at least 27% winners. The factor Win % showed a whopping $63 profit if you bet $2 win on each top choice in that category for the week.
Speed Last Race
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Trends Last Week
-- Leading trainer Jonathan Wong turned it up last week at 11: 4-3-1, but all 4 winners were favorites (8: 4-2-1 with chalk). The barn wins 51% at the meet with the chalk.
-- Trainer Victor Trujillo posted an 8: 3-2-0 record that boasted $9 and $15 winners and an 11-1 runner-up. He was 2-for-2 with jockey Evin Roman.
-- Trainer William Delia’s 5: 3-0-1 mark included $68 bomber I’m A Rockette along with 4-5 and 5-2 shots. He was 2-for-3 with Santos Rivera in the saddle, including the longshot score. Delia has won with 3 of his 5 route runners at the meet.
-- Trainer Ellen Jackson went 2-for-3 with limited strikes last week, including a $29 winner. Her barn is now 12: 6-1-0 at GG since Feb. 21 and a whopping $3.64 ROI for every $1 bet.
-- Jockey Evin Roman dominated the riding standings at 15: 7-3-1. That’s 47% wins and 67% in the exacta for a $1.41 ROI for every $1 bet. He was 7: 4-2-1 aboard favorites.
-- Favorites went 15-for-32 for the second straight week (47%) and are winning 49% overall since Feb. 26.