OVER $600,000 NOW RAISED TO HELP VICTIMS OF LAST WEEK’S SAN LUIS REY DOWNS TRAINING CENTER FIRE BY THE STRONACH GROUP/SANTA ANITA & DEL MAR GOFUNDME EFFORT

$250,000 HAS BEEN APPROVED FOR IMMEDIATE DISPERSAL TO ASSIST WITH URGENT EXPENSES ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 13, 2017)–More than $600,000 currently has been raised via donations to the TSG/Santa Anita & Del Mar GoFundMe account through a world-wide outpouring to help the victims of last Thursday’s devastating Lilac Fire which destroyed eight barns at San Luis […]

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TRADITIONAL SANTA ANITA WALL CALENDAR TOPS PROMOTIONAL AGENDA ON OPENING DAY, TUESDAY, DEC. 26; ‘OUR HORSES, OUR PASSION’ IS THEME FOR 2018 EDITION

ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 12, 2017)–With four graded stakes and a bevy of promotional items in store, Santa Anita’s traditional wall calendar invariably caps many holiday wish lists as opening day awaits on Tuesday, Dec. 26. For the 42nd consecutive year, fans will receive this beautifully illustrated calendar free, with paid admission. This year’s calendar theme […]

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SANTA ANITA & CTT TO HOST ANNUAL BACKSTRETCH CHRISTMAS PARTY ON TUESDAY; TRAINERS, JOCKEYS & EXECS JOIN IN TO PROVIDE TOYS AND SERVE-UP HOLIDAY DISHES

ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 11, 2017)–For the 44th consecutive year, Santa Anita Park and the California Thoroughbred Trainers (CTT) will host an annual Christmas Party for backstretch workers and their families on Tuesday in Santa Anita’s spacious Club House. With jockeys, trainers and executives joining in, hundreds of toys and holiday meals will be provided to […]

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DONATIONS SOUGHT TO HELP THOSE IMPACTED BY SAN LUIS REY DOWNS TRAINING CENTER FIRE; ‘GO FUND ME’ ACCOUNT CREATED AND MUCH-NEEDED CLOTHING FOR DISPLACED WORKERS TO BE COLLECTED AT SANTA ANITA

DONATIONS SOUGHT TO HELP THOSE IMPACTED BY SAN LUIS REY DOWNS TRAINING CENTER FIRE; ‘GO FUND ME’ ACCOUNT CREATED AND MUCH-NEEDED CLOTHING FOR DISPLACED WORKERS TO BE COLLECTED AT SANTA ANITA   ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 8, 2017)–The Stronach Group (TSG), in conjunction with Santa Anita Park and The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, has established a […]

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SANTA ANITA PARK ANNOUNCES 2018 GEORGE WOOLF MEMORIAL JOCKEY AWARD FINALISTS, WINNER TO BE ANNOUNCED IN FEBRUARY

BIRZER, CASTELLANO, FERRER, PRESCOTT & TALAMO TO FACE NATIONWIDE VOTE OF THEIR PEERS ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 6, 2017)–Five finalists for one of American racing’s most prestigious honors, the Santa Anita George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, have been announced, with the winner to be revealed in February following a vote of jockeys nationwide. Jockeys Alex Birzer, […]

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GOLDEN GATE FIELDS TO ADD ROLLING ONE DOLLAR SUPER HIGH FIVES & A SECOND 50 CENT PICK FIVE AS PART OF INNOVATIVE WAGERING MENU BEGINNING OPENING DAY, TUESDAY, DEC. 26

GOLDEN GATE TO ALSO OFFER BETTORS & HORSEMEN RESTRICTED CLAIMING RACES AIMED AT ACCOMODATING SMALLER BARNS BERKELEY, Calif. (Dec. 5, 2017)–Golden Gate Fields has announced it will make significant changes to its wagering menu when the Bay Area track opens for its Winter/Spring Meet on Tuesday, Dec. 26. With one dollar rolling Super High Fives […]

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SANTA ANITA ANNOUNCES 2017-18 WINTER MEET STAKES SCHEDULE AS GRADE I MALIBU & GRADE I LA BREA HEAD OPENER ON DEC. 26; PRESTIGIOUS GRADE I AMERICAN OAKS TO BE RUN DEC. 30

A TOTAL OF 62 STAKES, INCLUDING NINE GRADE I EVENTS, TO BE OFFERED THROUGH CLOSING DAY, APRIL 8 ARCADIA, Calif. (Nov. 30, 2017)–Santa Anita Park, which will open for its 81st Winter Meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 26, has announced its Winter Meet Stakes Schedule, which will include 62 added money races, highlighted by nine Grade […]

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SANTA ANITA UNVEILS NEW FAN-FRIENDLY BETTING MENU FOR UPCOMING WINTER MEET; CHANGES INCLUDE ADDITION OF A SECOND FIFTY CENT PICK 5 AND ROLLING ONE DOLLAR SUPER HIGH 5 WAGERS

$1 MILLION GUARANTEED ALL-STAKES LATE PICK 4 OFFERED ON OPENING DAY, TUESDAY, DEC. 26; POPULAR SINGLE TICKET PICK SIX JACKPOT REMAINS IN PLACE AS D OES LOW 15.43 PERCENT WIN/PLACE/SHOW TAKEOUT ARCADIA, Calif. (Nov. 29, 2017)–In addition to a $1 million guaranteed Late Pick 4 pool on opening day, Tuesday, Dec. 26, fans will also […]

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PROMINENT STABLES TO SHIP WEST TO RACE AT SANTA ANITA IN 2018; IN ADDITION TO GREAT CLIMATE AND CONDITIONS, SANTA ANITA ALSO OFFERS OUT OF STATE HORSEMEN ALL-NEW ‘SHIP & STAY’ PROGRAM

TRADITIONAL WINTER/SPRING MEETING TO BEGIN TUESDAY, DEC. 26 ARCADIA, Calif. (Nov. 27, 2017)–With Santa Anita Park’s traditional Winter/Spring Meeting set to open on Tuesday, Dec. 26, several eastern-based stables have announced their intentions to bring horses west in order to take advantage of Santa Anita’s newly announced “Ship and Stay” program as well as outstanding […]

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