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First Annual Sam Spear Memorial Featured Race Sept. 5

POSTED: August 30, 2022

BERKELEY, Calif.—Sam Spear, a Northern California media icon and sportscaster who promoted thoroughbred racing in the Bay Area for five decades, passed away in October of 2021 at the...

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Sam Spear, Iconic Bay Area Racing Figure, Passes At 72

POSTED: October 25, 2021

BERKELEY, Calif. – Golden Gate Fields is saddened to learn of the passing of Bay Area media legend Sam Spear at age 72 following a...



@PastTheWire you did do her justice, this is a great read on a tragic moment in the history of our great sport, thank you.

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