by Jeremy Plonk
November 11, 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 $22,345 carryover in the Rainbow 6 is up for grabs when the race week returns Thursday ... Local Pike Place Dancer Stakes winner I’m So Anna will aim next at the Grade 1 Starlet at Los Alamitos on Dec. 5 … Golden Gate Fields-based Windy City Red finished 10th in the Nov. 6 Grade 2 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint, the first BC starter for leading local trainer Jonathan Wong … California Chrome got his first west coast winner Nov. 8 at Golden Gate when his daughter Polished Lady drew clear to a handy maiden special weight victory.
Following last week’s $26,000 blockbuster return, the Nov. 13 Stronach 5 will be comprised of the following races:
Leg A – Laurel Park Race 7 with an approximate post time of 3:24
Leg B – Laurel Park Race 8 with an approximate post time of 3:54
Leg C – Laurel Park Race 9 with an approximate post time of 4:24
Leg D – Gulfstream Park West Race 9 with an approximate post time of 4:42
Leg E – Golden Gate Fields Race 3 with an approximate post time of 4:50
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 last week, each winning at a 32% rate or greater and showing a flat-bet profit. Last Turn Time produced just under 43% winners and a $39.20 profit if you bet $2 win on each top contender all week. Breeders’ Cup players utilizing the 1/ST INDEX also tallied $38.80 Whitmore in the Sprint.
Last Turn Time
Last 3 Purse
Trends Last Week
--Leading trainer Jonathan Wong poured it on with a 16: 7-3-2 mark that netted 44% wins and a $1.47 ROI for every $1 bet. His record with favorites was 9: 4-2-2. Wong and jockey Kyle Frey were 3-for-3 in tandem; he went 3-for-6 with Bryan Pena.
--Trainer Steve Specht posted an 8: 3-0-0 record that boasted a $1.66 ROI for every $1 bet. Seven of his starters were in maiden races, but he won his only claimer with a 6-1 proposition.
--Trainer Blaine Wright went 5: 2-0-2 with $10 and $15 winners. He won with both maiden claiming Tapeta sprinters he entered.
--Jockey Catalino Martinez was 11: 3-0-4 with a $1.51 ROI for every $1 bet. His winners paid $6, $10 and $16 and also had 10-1 and 18-1 shots in the money. Those 7 top-3 finishes came for 6 different traienrs.
--Jockey Armando Ayuso, new to the colony, settled in nicely with a 8: 3-0-1 record, featuring a riding triple on Nov. 8 and a 21-1 longshot hitting the board. Victories came for Blaine Wright, Steve Miyadi and Tim McCanna, all useful outfits for the new rider on the block.