Golden Gates Fields Opens Turf Racing Season

Golden Gate Fields will be the only track in California offering turf racing September 8 – 17 during its annual Summer Turf Festival.

The track will offer free shipping from and to Santa Anita Park for Southern California horsemen looking to run on Golden Gate’s lakeside turf course.  Horsemen may contact the Racing Office at (510) 599-7350.

Summer racing at Golden Gate Fields begins August 24 and runs through September 17.  For complete race day information visit

Ferry riders can catch a free shuttle from the North Berkeley BART station.