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Golden Gate Fields

#13 of 81 things to do in Berkeley Features Animals
1100 Eastshore Hwy, Berkeley, CA 94710
+1 510-559-7300
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go on dollar days

The weather is almost ideal, it's a short ride from berkeley or emeryville, the races start at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jake G
Friendly, comfortable, reasonably-priced course, with great racing

This a great racetrack for anyone who enjoys flat racing. Quality racing at a reasonable price and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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1100 Eastshore Hwy, Berkeley, CA 94710
+1 510-559-7300
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The weather is almost ideal, it's a short ride from berkeley or emeryville, the races start at around noon, there hardley any crowding,drive over the top of the main parking to the South parking its a dollar, entrance a dollar, hotdogs,,8 oz. Beers/soda you guessed...More

Thank Jake G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This a great racetrack for anyone who enjoys flat racing. Quality racing at a reasonable price and even a courtesy shuttle bus for train travellers to the track. Plenty of places to sit down, have a drink and a bite to eat, and large, seated...More

Thank carrie47267
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Good old-school fun. My husband was skeptical, doesn't like horses and doesn't like to bet. At the end of the day he told me to come again. We went there on a Saturday afternoon. It wasn't crowded and the staff had enough time and patience...More

Thank Nadja V
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We spent a Sunday afternoon at Golden Gate Fields. It was a great way to enjoy the beautiful weather. We were fortunate it's a Sunday as many things go for a dollar, including: - The Program - Beer - Mimosa (sometimes they allow you to...More

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 15 October 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...More

Thank albebuc
Reviewed 8 October 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
Reviewed 14 September 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
Reviewed 2 September 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...More

Thank GaryRidenour
Reviewed 26 August 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...More

1  Thank June K
Reviewed 11 June 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...More

Thank ebmillskimball
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How do we get access to the stable area early in the morning to take pictures?
5 March 2017|
Response from albebuc | Reviewed this property |
You can ask at the information desk. It is possible. And, staff tries to be accomodating. Another good way is to get to know some of the Trainers or staff. Makes it possible to do when a guest of one of them.
Mary S
I would like to know how to get a calendar of your racing schedule so I could place some bets thru my track here where I live.
22 February 2017|
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Response from June K | Reviewed this property |
Check with both your track and golden gate fields best bet!
Susan W
Can I bring food?
13 January 2017|
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Response from GaryRidenour | Reviewed this property |
the food is so cheap there