SANTA ANITA TO OFFER ALL CURRENT FIRST RESPONDERS AND THEIR FAMILIES FREE ADMISSION, AN ICE SKATING SESSION, AND PICTURE WITH SANTA CLAUS OPENING WEEKEND OF INAUGURAL WINTERFEST EVENT BEGINNING NOV. 23.

FIRST RESPONDERS PROVIDING VALID I.D. WILL RECEIVE AMENITIES COURTESY OF THE ODD MARKET, AMUSE MATTE HOLIDAY PHOTOGRAPHY, AND THE STRONACH GROUP FOR THEIR FAMILIES TO ENJOY THE FIRST-EVER WINTER WONDERLAND FESTIVAL AT THE GREAT RACE PLACE   ARCADIA, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2018)–In an effort to thank the men and women working tirelessly to combat the […]

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ONLINE PACKAGES AVAILABLE NOW FOR SANTA ANITA’S INAUGURAL WINTERFEST, WHICH WILL DEBUT ON FRIDAY, NOV. 23

WINTERFEST PACKAGES AVAILABLE AT SIGNIFICANT SAVINGS WHEN VISITING THE WINTERFEST EVENT PAGE ON SANTAANITA.COM.   ARCADIA, Calif. (Nov. 6, 2018)–Online packages are available now for Santa Anita’s first-ever Winterfest, which will bring a veritable Winter Wonderland to the track’s spacious Infield Area. Offerings  will include ice skating (on real ice!), a Christmas Tree lot, Santa’s Village […]

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2018 SANTA ANITA AUTUMN MEET MEDIA POLL

Horse of the Meet: Accelerate Sprinter: Roy H Older Horse: Accelerate Older Filly/Mare: Vasilika Claimer: Lead Star Grass Horse: Liam the Charmer Grass Filly/Mare: Vasilika 3-Year-Old: River Boyne 3-Year-Old Filly: Toinette Trainer: Jerry Hollendorfer/Peter Miller Jockey: Flavien Prat Apprentice Jockey: Assael Espinoza Race of the Meet: Awesome Again, Grade I Owner: Hronis Racing Achievement: Rafael […]

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SANTA ANITA POSTS GAINS IN ON-TRACK & OVERALL HANDLE AS 22-DAY AUTUMN MEET DRAWS TO A CLOSE; 20 CENT RAINBOW PICK SIX JACKPOT KEYS HUGE CLOSING DAY AS POPULAR WAGER ATTRACTS $7.8 MILLION TOTAL POOL

ARCADIA, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2018)–With a staggering $6,746,114 in “new money” wagered, Santa Anita’s closing day 20 cent Rainbow Pick Six Jackpot amounted to a total of $7,888,308 by fifth race post time, ensuring a massive all sources pari-mutuel pool of $18,948,679 on Sunday, which helped the track post increases in both on-track and all […]

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FAVORED RIVER BOYNE RALLIES TO TAKE GRADE II, $200,000 TWILIGHT DERBY BY A HALF LENGTH AS PRAT & MULLINS TEAM FOR 1 1/8 MILE TURF WIN IN 1:46.70

ARCADIA, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2018)–Finding his best stride late, Irish-bred River Boyne was up to win Sunday’s closing day Grade II, $200,000 Twilight Derby at Santa Anita by a half length under leading rider Flavien Prat.  Trained by Jeff Mullins and owned by Red Baron’s Barn, LLC and Rancho Temescal, LLC, River Boyne got a […]

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HOLLENDORFER’S VASILIKA WINS HER EIGHTH IN A ROW AS SHE RALLIES TO TAKE GRADE II, $200,000 GOLDIKOVA STAKES BY 1 ½ LENGTHS; RIDDEN BY PRAT, SHE GETS FLAT MILE ON TURF IN 1:33.49

ARCADIA, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2018)–Claimed nine starts back for $40,000 on Feb. 11, trainer Jerry Hollendorfer’s Vasilika won for the eighth consecutive time today at Santa Anita, as she rallied to take the Grade II, $200,000 Goldikova Stakes by 1 ½ lengths as the even money favorite.  Ridden by Flavien Prat, the 4-year-old Kentucky-bred daughter […]

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GOLDIKOVA STAKES QUOTES – SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2018

JOCKEY QUOTES   FLAVIAN PRAT, VASILIKA, WINNER: “She’s so professional, she probably knows where the wire is better than me. I was a little concerned about the rail, but we let everyone go and she was very comfortable just outside another horse going into the first turn and I was feeling good. As you saw, […]

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