Golden Gate Fields
1100 Eastshore Highway
Berkeley, California 94710
The day begins early at Golden Gate Fields, starting with an early morning workout on the track. Learn about the track’s history and the local horse that captured the country’s hearts, Lost in the Fog. Meet the ‘winningest’ jockey in the world Russell Baze. He’s the Michael Jordan of horse racing. Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer and Baze have been in the winning circle at Golden Gate Fields so many times, they’ve stopped counting.
The Turf Club at Golden Gate Fields
At the Turf Club you can dine on prime rib, shrimp cocktail and peach cobbler while you watch the race. The Turf Club is designed theater style with a wall of glass facing the race course and lake turf course, situated at the highest point at Golden Gate Fields, affording a completely unobstructed, panoramic view of the action as well as the Berkeley hills. Along with private viewing screens at every table, the Turf Club boasts over 80 flat screen, jumbo screen, and regular monitors broadcasting simulcast racing from around the world, as well as a close up view of the live action as it happens. There are live tellers and automatic wagering machines throughout the Turf Club for your convenience.
Avoid the hassles of driving and enjoy a day at the races with the FREE shuttle service to and from Golden Gate Fields. Fans will be picked up from the North Berkeley BART Station and taken right to the admission gates.
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