Guaranteed pools in the Late Pick 4 and Late Pick 5 bets will be in play at Golden Gate Fields next Friday, April 29 through Sunday, May 1. The Late Pick 5 features the last five races on any given race day while the Late Pick 4 is comprised of the final four races on a race card.
On Friday afternoon, there will be a guaranteed Late Pick 5 pool of $50,000. The Late Pick 4 on Friday is guaranteed at $100,000. On Saturday and Sunday, The Late Pick 5 is guaranteed at $100,000, and the Late Pick 4 guarantee is set at $200,000.
Saturday and Sunday will be especially intriguing for horseplayers. Saturday afternoon is Day 1 of Gold Rush Weekend, an annual event that is considered the marquee race weekend of the year at Golden Gate. Among six stakes races on Saturday is the signature race of the Winter/Spring meet, the $250,000 Grade 3 San Francisco Mile for 3-year-olds and upward at eight furlongs on projected firm turf.
Sunday afternoon, Day 2 of Gold Rush Weekend 2022, features a pair of California-bred or sired stakes races-The Campanile for 3-year-old fillies and the Silky Sullivan for 3-year-olds-as part of the Golden State Stakes Series.
Entries for Friday will be published later this afternoon. Entries for next Saturday’s races will be taken, drawn, and published on Wednesday, and Thursday’s races will be available to handicap after the draw on Thursday.
For more information on Gold Rush Weekend or all other things Golden Gate, visit Goldengatefields.com.