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Paul Matties wins the 17th National Handicapping Champion

Santa Anita Park congratulates horseplayer Paul Matties on becoming the 17th National Handicapping Champion. Matties, a third generation racetracker, took home $800,000 in prize money and sealed his first place finish after What A View won the ninth race at Santa Anita on Saturday, January 30. Matties’ brother, Duke, a fellow Southern California horseplayer also […]

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Anthony Anderson’s childhood memories at Santa Anita

New You Media‘s recent YouTube video features Santa Anita Park through an interview with Anthony Anderson. Anderson discussed how he has been coming to The Great Race Place since he was a young boy, mentioning that he can still remember only eating the mac n cheese. The interview was conducted on a day Anderson purchased […]

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OK! Magazine spots celebs at Santa Anita

OK! Magazine featured the appearance of Bella Thorne and her boyfriend, Gregg Sulkin, at Santa Anita Park. The mention reported, “All dolled up for the races! Bella Thorne was spotted looking glamorous with her dapper looking boyfriend, Gregg Sulkin at Santa Anita’s Opening Day celebration kicking off the track’s winter meet.” Via OK! Magazine

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The Chandelier Room featured in American Way Magazine

Santa Anita Park is excited to be featured in American Way Magazine! With an audience of over 193 Million, America Way is the world’s most beloved in-flight magazine you wouldn’t want to pass up. So, if you’ve ever wondered what it was like to be a Hollywood star of the 1930’s, Santa Anita Park is […]

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Featured in BizBash

BizBash named our top notch facilities number seven on their “2016 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated Los Angeles Venues for Meetings and Events.” The online article featured our newly renovated suites, Chandelier Room, and invite-only speak easy. BizBash suggests Santa Anita Park for your next meeting, event, or party. Learn more about hosting your event at […]

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LA Times features Winter meet opening day

“An after-Christmas package: Santa Anita racetrack is opening its winter season in style” titles a recent article published by the Los Angeles Times. The Times featured our newest renovations for this current Winter meet saying, “The Winter Meet, as it’s called, is set to kick off with live music, a Guest Chef series and, of […]

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