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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN – FRIDAY JUNE 5, 2015

                                                                 MOST HORSEMEN FAVOR ‘PHAROAH’ IN BELMONT PEDROZA GOING FROM ONE ‘ZONE’ TO ANOTHER PROSPECT PARK POISED FOR SUNDAY’S AFFIRMED AMERICAN PHAROAH RECEIVES TRIPLE CROWN MANDATE Be it loyalty or logic, Santa Anita-based horsemen see Santa Anita-based American Pharoah becoming the 12th winner of racing’s Triple Crown and the first since Affirmed in 1978 when […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN – SATURDAY MAY 23, 2015

  EURTON IS SWEET ON FAVORITE IN WHITTINGHAM DISTINCTIV PASSION BACK HOME FOR LA STAKES ESPINOZA, BAFFERT INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE AT STRONACH MEDIA TALAMO HOPES TO ‘WIN ONE FOR THE KNAPPER’   ASHLEYLUVSSUGAR FAVORED IN WHITTINGHAM Ashleyluvssugar seeks his third straight win, his second straight stakes win and his second in a row at a mile […]

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VICTOR ESPINOZA VISITS ESPN & DODGER STADIUM

After winning the Kentucky Derby for the second straight year, jockey Victor Espinoza is excited to go for the elusive Triple Crown. Follow Victor as he visits ESPN and throws out the first pitch at Dodger Stadium. Good luck in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, May 16! Come to Santa Anita for live racing plus […]

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BREAK BEAUTY

SANTA ANITA WINTER MEET STAKES SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED; GRADE I MALIBU & GRADE I LA BREA LEAD WAY ON OPENING DAY DEC. 26; PRESTIGIOUS SANTA ANITA HANDICAP AND SANTA ANITA DERBY TO BOTH OFFER $1 MILLION PURSES

BIG ‘CAP & SAN ANTONIO BOTH RECEIVE SIGNIFICANT PURSE INCREASES, GREAT RACE PLACE TO OFFER TOTAL OF 37 GRADED STAKES THROUGH APRIL 19  Click here to see the stakes schedule. ARCADIA, Calif. (Nov. 19, 2014)–Santa Anita Park has announced its 2014-15 Winter Meet stakes schedule, with the Grade I Malibu and Grade I La Brea Stakes […]

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Oktoberfest outfits: A breakdown

As you might have known, Oktoberfest 2014 at Santa Anita Park is on its way. What might have escaped you is that, as an extra incentive to get into the spirit, we’re offering FREE admittance into the infield beer garden area for anybody dressed in appropriate Oktoberfest trappings. But just does that archetypal Oktoberfest outfit […]

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Missing the Late-Pick 4: The Five Stages of Grief

Whether you’re spending your first day at Santa Anita Park or have been a regular to the sport of kings, sooner or later you will find yourself dipping your toes into what are known as the “exotic bets,” or any type of wager that isn’t win, place or show. Typically sitting between the pick 3 […]

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Testing Post

ARCADIA, Calif. (Feb. 1, 2009) – Irish-bred Pasar Silbano, making her second United States start, burst to the front a couple of furlongs into Santa Anita’s 36th running of the Grade III, La Habra Stakes on Sunday and proceeded to dominate the 6 ½-furlong turf event for 3-year-old fillies. With Hall of Famer Mike Smith […]

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