Tuesday, December 30, 2008


GONZALEZ RIDES BACK-TO-BACK WINNERS


ALBANY -- Jockey Roberto Gonzalez posted victories in back-to-back races Monday at Golden Gate Fields.

Gonzalez, riding horses that were heavily bet, won the fourth race with holiday season hunch play Christmas Lady ($4.20) and the fifth with Hava Java ($5.20). The "Gonzalez Daily Double" covering races four and five paid $12.00.


Gonzalez, the only rider to win multiple races Monday, has won five races through the first four days of the 2008-2009 winter/spring meeting and is tied for first place in the jockey standings with Frank Alvarado.

There is no racing Tuesday at Golden Gate Fields. Racing will resume Wednesday and continue through Sunday. Post time all week is 12:45 p.m.


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