Golden Poppy


What the Nation is saying about the Golden Poppy...

Eleven fillies and mares went to post in the $50,000 Golden Poppy Stakes. Four of them were trained by hall of fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, including odds-on favorite, and seven time stakes winner, Halo Dolly. But when the gates opened, a 12-1 longshot named Luscious Lonna went right the front a...Read More
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  • Kevin Birdsall · That horse runs on pure talent and a big heart! I knew she was destined for a great career when I first laid my eyes on her in that second race before the claim. I said back then, that she would be a stakes horse one day! Well, that day has arrived with a big bang! · 374 days ago ·
  • AmbitiousD · Great story, Don. You have some of the best articles from the time you spend on the backstretch. I'll have to get my be-hind back up to the track when I get back from Asia. I got some good shots at Sha Tin I would love go through with you. · 374 days ago ·
Stakes racing made a return to Golden Gate Fields Saturday and trainer Steve Specht was ready for it. Specht was all smiles when his filly, Justenufappeal, charged down the lane under jockey Russell Baze to win the $75,000 Golden Poppy Stakes by 1 ¾ lengths. He hopes that smile stays through next we...Read More
We then hit the big money events starting on April 30th, with the Grade 3 San Francisco Mile. The SF Mile will be worth $100,000 this year, as it was reduced by the Graded Stakes Committee from a Grade 2 (that is was in 2010) to Grade 3 status this year. Expected to enter is the popular Bold Chiefta...Read More
  • ErinAnderson · A nice piece on whats in store the next couple of months, but there is a correction needed to be noted on Alex's Moon's races up north. It was the Portland Oaks and Portland Derby at Portland Meadows in Oregon. · 1103 days ago ·
  • bay_area_backstretch · Thanks for the correction Erin, I read the abbreviations wrong. · 1103 days ago ·

Race Results & Past Performances

View Details04/07/13GG61 1/16 mT03+ FGolden PoppyLuscious LonnaLady AspenHalo Dolly1:45.86
View Details04/17/10GG31 1/16 mT03 FGolden Poppy   0:00.00