Thoroughbred Royal FJ begins his second career as a show horse

11-Year Old Royal FJ, Retired Sound this Past October Makes Stunning Apperance at Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show

Source: Santa Anita Press Release

(Arcadia, CA 3/29/18) RACING ROYALTY—In his first-ever horse show appearance, 11-year-old Royal F J (Gayle Van Leer yearling purchase), who was retired sound this past October with nine wins from 102 starts (read about him making his milestone 100th start) and earnings of $568,150 made a stunning appearance this past Saturday at the Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show at Galway Downs.

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Matt Dinerman Named New Golden Gate Fields Announcer

Source: Golden Gate Fields Press Release

ARCADIA, Calif. (Nov. 17, 2017)– Effective opening day, Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, there will be a new voice by the San Francisco Bay, as Golden Gate Fields has announced the hiring of Matt Dinerman, who has served as track announcer for the past three years at Emerald Downs near Seattle. At Age 25, the California native brings enthusiasm and dynamic talent to the iconic facility. “A Home Run for Golden Gate Fields and California Racing“. (Note: Gayle Van Leer is very proud of the accomplishments of Matt Dinerman and is privileged to say she played a roll in getting his foot in the door on his way to his chosen career in horse racing).

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