OLD No. 98: Santa Anita’s beloved Paddock Captain John Shear is flanked by jockeys Agapito Delgadillo and Geovanni Franco as he accepts congratulations on his 98th birthday

OLD No. 98:  Santa Anita’s beloved Paddock Captain John Shear is flanked by jockeys Agapito Delgadillo and Geovanni Franco as he accepts congratulations on his 98th birthday in the Winner’s Circle following Friday’s 6th race.  A London, England native, Shear adheres to a faithful workout regimen that includes 30 pushups each morning.

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2019

ACCELERATE NEARS HIS FINAL BREEZE FOR PEGASUS ST. JOE BAY WILL TRY TO UPSET HIS FORMER TRAINER ASTRA DISTANCE SUITS LATE CLOSER LYNNE’S LEGACY MACHOWSKY LOOKS FORWARD TO HIS NEW ENDEAVOR TODAY’S STRONACH 5 HAS A $50,000 GUARANTEED POOL JOHN SHEAR TO LIGHT 98 CANDLES AFTER RACE 6 TODAY ACCELERATE LIKELY TO BREEZE SATURDAY FOR […]

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SANTA ANITA CANCELS THURSDAY’S EIGHT-RACE CARD AS ARCADIA AREA CONTINUES TO BE HIT WITH HEAVY RAINFALL

SANTA ANITA CANCELS THURSDAY’S EIGHT-RACE CARD AS ARCADIA AREA CONTINUES TO BE HIT WITH HEAVY RAINFALL, LOCAL FLOODING SANTA ANITA OPEN WITH FREE ADMISSION & PARKING FOR SIMULCAST WAGERING ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 17, 2019)–Due to heavy overnight rains and a 100 percent likelihood of continued wet weather, Santa Anita Park has cancelled Thursday’s eight-race card, […]

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