by Jeremy Plonk
August 10, 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
Golden Gate will host the Santa Rosa fair racing dates through Aug. 15 … The Rainbow 6 carryover going into Friday is $3,314 and the Super High Five is $1,602 ... Friday’s action begins with a pair of stakes for the Arabian breed and will follow with eight Thoroughbred offerings … Feature race this weekend will be the Robert Dupret Derby for 3-year-olds going 1-1/16 miles on the turf … Trip to Spain, a debut winner July 25 at Golden Gate, parlayed that result into a second-place finish Aug. 8 in Del Mar’s $100,000 Graduation Stakes for 2-year-old Cal-breds. Jamey Thomas trains … San Francisco Mile runner-up Keeperof The Stars did not fare as well in her fifth-place effort in the Aug. 7 Grade 2 Yellow Ribbon at Del Mar.
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 27% winners.
Avg. E2 Pace
All Weather Earnings
Trends Last Week
-- Jockey Pedro Terrero was on the money with an 18: 5-6-2 record. He posted a whopping $2.02 ROI for every $1 bet and was a highly reliable 61% in the exacta. He piloted winners for 5 different trainers, including $11, $11 and $39 scores.
-- Jockey Catalino Martinez continued his hot run with a 12: 5-2-1 mark. Four of his winners were well-backed at 5-2 or less. He’s now 7-17 over the past 2 weeks.
-- Trainer Jonathon Wong turned it up a notch at 13: 4-3-3, though he saddled 8 favorites (3 wins).
-- Trainer Reid France was 3: 1-1-1 on the week, and now 9: 5-2-1 from his last 9 local starters.
-- Favorites hit just under 35% on the week, up from 28% over the previous 2 weeks combined.