Monday, August 27, 2012


HOLLENDORFER HAS TRAINING TRIPLE AT GOLDEN GATE FIELDS


ALBANY -- Jerry Hollendorfer increased his lead in the Golden Gate Fields trainer standings by sending out three winners Sunday.

Hollendorfer won the second race with Rosemount Lad ($4.80), the seventh with Lovely Daughter ($5.20), and the eighth with Gotnaceupersleeve ($15.20). “The Dorf” leads his colleagues with nine victories through six days of racing at the 17-day summer meeting.


Jockeys Irving Orozco, Anne Von Rosen, and Russell Baze all had riding doubles Sunday.

The apprentice Orozco teamed with Hollendorfer for the wins with Rosemount Lad and Gotnaceupersleeve. Von Rosen won the fifth race with What a Rush ($12.80) and the ninth with Toughtoconvince ($17.00). Baze scored in back-to-back races, taking the sixth race with First Time John ($6.60) and the seventh with Lovely Daughter ($5.20).

Jockey Julien Couton extended his streak of winning at least one race a day at the summer meeting when he captured the first race with Loveintheshadows ($5.00). Couton tops the jockey standings with 10 victories.

Racing will resume Friday at Golden Gate Fields with a Happy Hour program that will feature half-price admission, food and drink specials, and live music between races. Post time for the seven-race card is 3:45 p.m.



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