Golden Gate Fields Picks for April 23, 2022 – Horse Racing Betting Tips

Golden Gate Fields Picks for April 23, 2022 – Horse Racing Betting Tips

We are only two weeks away from the running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Before then, there’s plenty of good racing to get to leading up to the Derby. There is a big day at Oaklawn Park in Arkansas this afternoon.

Oaklawn Park has two million dollar races with the running of the Apple Blossom (Gr. 1) the most highly regarded event on Saturday.

Oaklawn Park Picks
If you are looking for more horse racing picks Saturday, look at what’s going on at Oaklawn Park. The two biggest races are in Arkansas at Oaklawn Park.

We’re also on the west coast in California at Golden Gate Fields. Golden Gate has nine races worth $183,900 this afternoon. Head below for our best Golden Gate Fields picks on April 23, 2022.

Race 1

(1) Danny’s Irish Boy
+800 (8/1)
(2) Uncle Danny
+2000 (20/1)
(3) Bubble is on Fire
+1200 (12/1)
(4) Union Boy
+180 (9/5)
(5) Love that Kid
+400 (4/1)
(6) Sting like a Bee
+300 (3/1)
(7) Omaha Rutsch
+350 (7/2)
  • Post Time:1:15 p.m. PST
  • Distance:5 ½ Furlongs
  • Purse: $13,000

The first race at Golden Gate Fields is a $13,000 event covering 5 ½ furlongs on the synthetic track. Look for Sting like a Bee and Union Boy to likely get involved in the stretch.

Sting Like a Bee is winless in nine attempts in his career. This looks like a fine chance for him to do some damage, though.

In his last three, Sting Like a Bee finished 6th, 3rd, 7th in three events. He showed 3rd on March 20 two races back in a $13,500 event.

This was a good showing for Sting Like a Bee, but he regressed to 7th for $13,500. He’s capable of a lot better and should bounce back.

Union Boy doesn’t have a win in four career starts. Despite going winless, this race is settling up well for Union Boy.
He is coming off a 3rd place showing on November 5 in a $10,500 event. After a layoff and Union Boy sharp in workouts, he should be in form to win on Saturday.

The Bet
(4) UNION BOY

Race 2

(1) Pulpit Singer
+2000 (20/1)
(2) Mia Solina
+500 (5/1)
(3) Simply Perfect
+400 (4/1)
(4) Jumping Jill Flash
+500 (5/1)
(5) Gee Street
+5000 (50/1)
(6) Breaking the Code
+180 (9/5)
(7) Mommy Rose
+200 (2/1)
  • Post Time: 1:50 p.m. PST
  • Distance:5 ½ Furlongs
  • Purse: $14,000

The second race at Golden Gate Fields covers 5 ½ furlongs on the synthetic track for a $14,000 purse. Simply Perfect and Breaking the Code are likely contenders.

Simply Perfect is 3 for 23 and she should carry on well in Race 2. In her last three attempts, Simply Perfect finished 6th, 1st, 3rd, so a mixed bag.

Two races back, Simply Perfect had the upperhand with a half-length win in a $13,000 event. That was a nice run, but she dropped to 3rd in a $14,000 assignment.

Breaking the Code is 4 for 24 and on well for a good performance today. The mare has finished 5th, 2nd, 3rd in her previous three assignments.

She placed 2nd behind Jenpirestrikesback by a nose for $14,000. This was a nice try and then showed 3rd on March 12 most recently in the same grade.

Breaking the Code should have just enough to edge away from Simply Perfect.

The Bet
(6) BREAKING THE CODE

Race 3

(1) Hayden’s Angel
+250 (5/2)
(2) Clipperville Girl
+400 (4/1)
(3) Beautyinthebeast
+450 (9/2)
(4) Caligraphy
+2000 (20/1)
(5) La Popis
+200 (2/1)
(6) Stormy Sierra
+800 (8/1)
(7) Nite Sale
+1500 (15/1)
  • Post Time: 2:23 p.m. PST
  • Distance:5 ½ Furlongs
  • Purse: $13,500

The third race at Golden Gate Fields is a $13,500 event with Hayden’s Angel and La Popis engaging customers in Race 3.

Hayden’s Angel is 5th, 2nd, 5th, 3rd, 4th in five career races. She has the potential to get home for the first time.

Hayden’s Angel showed 3rd in a $13,500 event on February 19 and then 4th for a $14,00 prize on March 12.

La Popis is winless in five races and showed 3rd in back-to-back attempts going into Saturday. In her latest outing, she showed 3rd for a $13,500 assignment.

She finished ahead of Hayden’s Angel by 1 length on March 12. La Popis can beat Hayden’s Angel and the rest of the field in this one.

The Bet
(5) LA POPIS
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