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Address: 1100 Eastshore Highway, Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone Number: 510 559 7300
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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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All family fun

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2016
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars 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.

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Berkeley, California
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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

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Rocklin, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 stars 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.

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Corte Madera, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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ducka62
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We went to Golden Gate fields for a 60th birthday celebration and had an amazing time. The buffet that was included with our club house pricing was amazing and Valet parking was included as well. We had a great time and would recommend this to anyone who loves the race track and enjoys great service. Amazing time.

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

Went to the race track on the Sunday - $1 day! Free shuttle from Berkley train station to/from the track - $1 entry - $1 a programme $1 hot dogs and $1 beers. Great value all round!! Good crowd, nice track and had a fun day. Overall – A great day out!!

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Los Altos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

We spent the afternoon at the Turf club playing the horses. It was a blast. My wife and I know nothing about horse racing. They make it very easy and fun, and a great place to grab lunch and spend the afternoon, placing $2 bets while watching the horses go GALLOPING by right in front of you ! it was... More 

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Horse racing tracks are all under duress but if you like to see thoroughbred racing live, this is a perfect daytime activity. The stands are empty but the Club House and Turf Club were pretty busy. They serve both a buffet and an a la carte menu. A beautiful space in the middle of the city.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

Went for a day at the races. Nothing special but,food and drinks easy to access and no trouble with crowds.Has all a race track should have but nothing special.

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