by Jeremy Plonk
July 27, 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.
Following this weekend’s Golden Gate racing, the track has picked up hosting the Santa Rosa fair racing dates and will continue live racing Aug. 6-15 ... The Rainbow 6 jackpot carryover going into Friday’s racing will be $2,271 with $2,198 carried over in the super high five … Friday’s Race 8 allowance sprint feature includes dominant maiden winner Tiger Queen in her first start vs. winners … Brandothebartender, runner-up in June’s Albany Stakes at GGF, won Sunday’s California Dreamin’ at Del Mar over GGF allowance winner and All American Stakes fourth-place finisher Indian Peak.
The Stronach 5 is on temporary summer hiatus and expected to return in September.
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 31% winners and a flat-bet profit.
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Trends Last Week
-- Favorites struggled at 6-for-26 (23%) with the return to racing at GGF, though 8 chalks finished second.
-- Horses last raced in Southern California were 1-18 during opening weekend of the summer meet, the lone winner coming out of the Los Alamitos nighttime Quarter Horse mixed meet races.
-- Trainer Ed Moger Jr. had a 6: 2-0-3 record with $9 and $11 maiden claiming winners via Plesanton. He also lit the board at 6-1 and 7-1 prices.
-- Trainer Jamey Thomas went 3: 2-1-0 with $5 and $11 scores. He won short on dirt and long on turf. Keep tabs on his first-time starters as they were 2: 1-1-0.
-- Jockey Pedro Terrero led the way with a 24: 6-1-4 record and $1.22 ROI for every $1 bet. He won for 6 different barns and was 4-for-10 on turf.
-- Jockey Santos Rivera was 13: 4-1-0 with all 4 winners bet to 5-2 or less. He was 3: 2-0-1 aboard favorites.