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Golden Gate Derby

SEE California Derby.

The Golden Gate Derby is an American Thoroughbred horse race run early each year at Golden Gate Fields set at a distance of one and one sixteenth of a mile. The Derby is open to three-year-olds.

A Grade III event, it offers a purse of $150,000.

In its 95th running in 2010, the race is named for San Francisco's famed Golden Gate Bridge spanning the "Golden Gate" from Marin County to the city of San Francisco.

Winners of the Golden Gate Derby since 2001






2005 Buzzards Bay Mark Guidry Jeff Mullins Fog City Stable 1:43.69
2004 Skipaslew Eric Saint-Martin Doug O'Neill Merv Griffin 1:41.84
2003 Standard Setter Roberto Gonzalez Jeff Bonde Philip Lebherz/Richard Meister 1:43.76
2002 Danthebluegrassman Joseph Steiner Bob Baffert Michael E. Pegram 1:43.87
2001 Hoovergetthekeys Ron Warren, Jr. Brian Koriner Carl Odegaard 1:42.88

Earlier winners

  • 2000 - New Advantage
  • 1999 - Epic Honor
  • 1998 - Clover Hunter
  • 1997 - Pacificbounty
  • 1996 - Halo Sunshine
  • 1995 - Jumron
  • 1994 - Bai Brun
  • 1993 - Charging North



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