Monday, September 22, 2008
BAZE, ALVARADO AND LANDEROS ENJOY A TWO-WIN SUNDAY AT GGF
ALBANY -- Jockeys Russell Baze, Frank Alvarado and Chris Landeros all had riding doubles at Golden Gate Fields Sunday.
Baze scored his victories with favorites, taking the seventh race aboard odds-on choice Fortified ($3.20) and the ninth with 8-to-5 selection Alex And Me ($5.20). Baze tops the jockey standings with 10 victories through the first week of action at the 2008 fall meeting.
Alvarado, who ranks second in the standings with six wins, posted his victories Sunday aboard horses that returned double-digit win payoffs. Alvarado won the first race with I'm a Soft Touch ($15.40) and the fifth with Talktoomuch ($12.60).
Golden Gate Fields will be open Monday for a simulcast wagering program that will feature the final day of racing at the 2008 Los Angeles County Fair meeting at Fairplex Park (post time is 1 p.m.). General admission gates open at 10 a.m. and Golden Gate Fields will also simulcast racing from Fort Erie (10:31 a.m. post time), Delaware Park (10:39 a.m.), Thistledown (11:17 a.m.), and Kentucky Downs (11:30 a.m.).
Live racing resumes at Golden Gate Fields Wednesday. Post time is 12:45 p.m.
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