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Golden Gate Fields

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Address: 1100 Eastshore Highway, Berkeley, CA 94710
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+1 510-559-7300
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Golden Gate Fields is Northern California’s premier destination for horse...

Golden Gate Fields is Northern California’s premier destination for horse racing. Located right along the San Francisco Bay in Berkeley, fans are treated to some of the best sights and sounds in the world. Come experience the heart and hoof pounding action of live horse racing today.

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This is a nice diversion for individuals or groups. The excitement of horse racing. Bet a little and you might get lucky! The views from here around the Bay area spectacular!. Go... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 15, 2016
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349 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice diversion for individuals or groups. The excitement of horse racing. Bet a little and you might get lucky! The views from here around the Bay area spectacular!. Go on dollar days, usually on Sunday, for Hot Dogs, etc. The restaurant is actually quite good, plus you have great higher-up views of the track.

Thank albebuc
Truckee, California
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325 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

Great for a day out when they have their $1 Sunday's. Admission, hot dogs, beer. Even if you're not a horse racing enthusiast, you will enjoy it.

Thank sharon33191
Grass Valley, California
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

I have only visited Golden Gate Fields on Dollar Sundays a few years back. When I would go with friends we would always have a good time. You can get dollar hotdogs, sodas, or beers. How can you beat that?

Thank Gabriel V
Martinez, California
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

We always go to park on top behind the venue,it's 8 bucks, but what view of the bay and the golden gate bridge ,also it cost 8 buck to get in that buy's you a complete racing program for that day and you can set any were in the venue.It's so much fun to win I love it!

Thank GaryRidenour
Walnut Creek, California
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246 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

We went with an event for a charity. The valet parking, admission and buffet lunch were included in the price of our ticket, with a modest donation additionally being given to the charity. Parking was a breeze, admission quick and available through an elevator or stairs, seating in turf room nice, tho pretty close quarters! Since last here they have... More 

Thank June K
San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016

Parking, gorgeous views abound, oh and then there are the horses. Beautiful to watch. Slow fun day and you can come back and walk the Albany Bulb. You might win a few dollars...lilkely not. Bring a ht and warm jacket as the fog can come in. Go alone with friends. All good.

Thank ebmillskimball
Berkeley, California
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13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016

This Race Track is beautifully located at the Berkeley Shoreline of the San Francisco Bay. A great outing for groups that love horses and the San Francisco Berkeley attractions

Thank HenryDurant
Rocklin, California
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84 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

We went as part of a group. I can only speak to Turf Club as we did not go to any other areas. There is a dress code, smart casual. Don't show up in shorts and a tank top like one young lady, she was not allowed entry to the Turf Club. Valet parking, buffet lunch was very good, tables... More 

Thank Colleen H
Stockton, California
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

I'm a gambler and you will find me betting on most anything, but when it comes to looking at some beautiful animals like Horses the Golden gate fields is the place to come. They offer gambling, Best of show, concession stands and more.

Thank Brad S
Corte Madera, California
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

Been coming here for many years. Sundays are Dollar days, when the track is running. One dollar to park, to enter, a program, beer and food, all separately. The beer is o.k. Pass on the hotdogs and pay extra for something better. Watching the people is just as entertaining as watching the horses. Bring your sunglasses, nobody likes to be... More 

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