Golden Gate Fields combines horse racing results with San Francisco Bay Area events

Want to attend one of the most intriguing San Francisco Bay Area events for free? Enter Golden Gate Fields social media contest and get more than horse racing results – have a chance at winning free admission to Saturday's Food Truck Rally.
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Aug. 24, 2011 - PRLog -- BERKELEY, Calif. - Friends who “Like” Golden Gate Fields on Facebook or follow the race track on Twitter could get more than the latest horse racing results; they could earn free admission to one of the most unique San Francisco Bay Area events.

A Golden Gate Fields social media contest is giving away free admission to Saturday's Off The Grid Food Truck Festival.  The 25 winners will be announced Friday.

Those looking to mix fine mobile cuisine with exciting horse racing results will be able to enjoy Mexican, Cajun, Southern, Asian and American cuisines. Food trucks from 26 different companies are expected to make this one of the tastiest San Francisco Bay Area events of the weekend.

There are two ways to enter to win free admission.

To do so via Twitter, follow Golden Gate Fields at Then, send a direct message to @GGFRacing via Twitter that includes a name, address and phone number. Finally, send a tweet (or retweet) the following message: !just entered to win free admission to @GGFRacing #offthegridGGF #foodtruck festival . RT to enter, too!  #sf  #bayarea.

For Facebook fans, like Golden Gate Fields at Then, send a Message that includes your name, address and phone number. Finally, add  “! just entered to win free admission to @GoldenGateFields Off The Grid Food Truck Festival this weekend. Make this your status to enter, too.”

Complete contest rules are posted at

Gates open for Saturday's Off the Grid Food Truck Rally at 10 a.m., Simly follow the aroma of fine cuisine to one of the most enjoyable San Francisco Bay Area eventsof the weekend. The first post time is slated for 12:45 p.m. Horse racing resultswill be available shortly thereafter.

Those wishing to purchase admission the day of the Food Truck Rally can do so for $6 (general admission), $8 (Club House) or $12 (Turf Club). Children under 17 receive free admission.

About Golden Gate Fields
Golden Gates Fields, Northern California’s premier horse racing facility, commenced its first meeting on Feb. 1, 1941. Due to poor track conditions caused by heavy rains, the inaugural meeting lasted only five days. America’s involvement in World War II qfqpz meant racing at the race track wouldn’t resume for six years, and the track became a naval amphibious landing craft base.

Golden Gate Fields reopened on Sept. 9, 1947, and since has hosted many of the sports’ greatest thoroughbred horses and jockeys. The great Bill Shoemaker, who would go on to become the world’s winningest riders, scored his first career victory at Golden Gate Fields on April 20, 1949, aboard Shafter V. He retired 41 years later with 8,833 wins.

Through the years champion horses like Citation (1948 Horse of the Year), Noor (Handicap Horse of 1950), Determine (1954 Kentucky Derby winner), John Henry (Horse of the Year in 1981 and 1984), Brown Bess (Female Grass Horse of 1989), Tight Spot (Grass Horse of 1991), and Lost in the Fog (Sprinter of 2005) have competed at Golden Gate Fields.

Golden Gate Fields is a beautiful facility that features an elegant Turf Club, a vast and comfortable Club House, smart simulcast rooms, and plenty of free seating in the general admission areas, all of which make a trip to the facility one of the most entertaining San Francisco Bay Area events.
For more information on California horse racing, betting tips to make your experience more enjoyable and the latest horse racing results, visit Golden Gate Fields online at, on Facebook at or on Twitter at
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