It’s inside a $1 million touring inflatable theme park, stationed at Golden Gate Fields through July 30.
Developers have long wanted to turn the property into a bustling commercial center, while open space advocates hope it becomes a park.
The racetrack first opened in 1941. The owner group announced it was consolidating operations and moving horses to Southern California.
There have now been 26 racehorse deaths at the track this year, according to the California Horse Racing Board.
Pedro Terrero’s ‘miraculous’ recovery has taken more than two years, but he’s back riding horses in Albany — only now at the front of the pack.
More than 300 people at Golden Gate Fields have now tested positive for COVID-19. The racetrack has approximately 540 workers, the state has said.
Hess told Berkeleyside from his ICU bed recently he was looking forward to his next meal at his favorite restaurant, Bette’s Oceanview, where he had eaten more than 8,000 times.
The track has said 95% of the people who tested positive had no symptoms and that this is likely what allowed the disease to spread so broadly.
More than 200 people from the Golden Gate Fields racetrack community have contracted COVID-19, according to a new statement officials released early Friday evening.
More than 100 racetrack workers at Golden Gate Fields tested positive for COVID-19 this week. The city of Berkeley’s total case count spiked overnight from about 920 to 1,050.
An El Sobrante man was charged this week with sexually assaulting an unconscious woman last year near the Golden Gate Fields racetrack where he worked, authorities report.
And they’re off… the start of a race at Golden Gate Fields. Photo: Kaia Diringer And they’re off… the start of a race at Golden Gate Fields. Photo: Kaia Diringer Kaia Diringer has worked as Berkeleyside’s photo intern for the past four months. One of her last assignments, which she chose herself, was to shoot at the […]