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1/ST Look: Golden Gate Fields Stats

by Jeremy Plonk

September 1, 2020

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 Golden Gate Fields by betting with 1/ST BET, the official betting app of Golden Gate Fields.


A $58,404 Golden Pick Six jackpot carryover welcomes horseplayers back this week for Thursday-through-Labor Day Monday racing … The week’s feature race will be Monday’s $50,000 Rolling Green Stakes for middle-distance turf performers. Among the nominees is last year’s El Camino Real Derby winner Anothertwistafate and the multiple stakes-winning filly Sloane Garden (GB) … Jockey Ryan Barber has moved his tack to Golden Gate Fields from Arizona.

Stronach 5

The Stronach 5 paid $27,631 last week on Aug. 28, following the $47,117 payout on August 21. The Stronach 5 for Friday, Sept. 4 will be comprised of the following races (all times Eastern):

Leg A – Laurel Park Race 7 with an approximate post time of 4:05
Leg B – Laurel Park Race 8 with an approximate post time of 4:40
Leg C – Gulfstream Park Race 10 with an approximate post time of 5:01
Leg D – Golden Gate Fields Race 2 with an approximate post time of 5:15
Leg E – Laurel Park Race 9 with an approximate post time of 5:22

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 showing a major flat-bet profit ($48-$83) with its top-rated contender and a 36% or greater win rate. The “Trainer Meet” factor was a top-3 performer for the second straight week.

Last E2 Pace
Trainer Meet
Trainer 1 Year

Trends Last Week

--Trainer Steve Miyadi has the hot barn with a 6: 4-1-1 mark. He employed 4 different jockeys on his winners, all returning 2-1 or less prices. All 6 starters came in sprint races.

--Jockey Bryan Pena was a profitable follow with a 12: 4-1-1 record and $1.81 ROI for every $1 bet. His winners came for 4 different trainers, and 3 of them were on turf from only 6 grass mounts.

--Jockey Julien Couton also had a massive $2.98 ROI for every $1 bet, making the most of limited mounts, His 10: 3-2-0 record boasted winners at $11, $13 and $35.

--Favorites were strong on the Tapeta at 43% winners on the week, including 4: 3-0-1 from trainer Steve Miyadi.