Chukchi Sunrise turned back a challenge from English Royal on the turn and went on to win the six-furlong sprint for fillies and mares by 2 1/4 lengths over Big Honey Bee. English Royal finished third.
Chukchi Sunrise is owned by the Joseph P. Morey, Jr. Revocable Trust and trained by William E. Morey, who saddled a pair of winners Friday. Morey captured the second race with Don’t Stop Ridin’ ($6.00), didn’t participate in the third, and then took the fourth with Chukchi Sunrise.
Racing continues at Golden Gate Fields Saturday and Sunday. Post time both days is 12:45 p.m.