SANTA MARGARITA STAKES QUOTES

JOCKEY QUOTES COREY NAKATANI, LET FAITH ARISE, WINNER: “She’s a very willing filly and she’s kept going forward for Jerry (Hollendorfer) and Dan (Ward). She’s showed a few good races (going around two turns) and Jerry thought it may have been quick back into her most recent race but she’s been training well coming into […]

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IRISH O’BRIEN STAKES QUOTES

JOCKEY QUOTES IRVING OROZCO, TRIBAL SPY, WINNER: “My main focus was to come out of the gate first and to gain the lead. Once I was able to control the pace I was just hoping to hang on the final eighth (of a mile.) She knows the turf well and she handled it well today. […]

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LET FAITH ARISE STALKS PACE AND TAKES GRADE I, $350,000 SANTA MARGARITA STAKES BY 1 ¾ LENGTHS; NAKATANI & HOLLENDORFER TEAM TO WIN 77TH RUNNING OF MILE AND ONE EIGHTH FIXTURE FOR FILLIES & MARES

ARCADIA, Calif. (March 15, 2014)–Tommy Town Thoroughbreds homebred Let Faith Arise stalked the early pace under confident handling from Corey Nakatani and went on to an impressive 1 ¾ win in Saturday’s Grade I, $350,000 Santa Margarita Stakes at Santa Anita, covering 1 1/8 miles in 1:48.70. Run for the 77th time, the Santa Margarita […]

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SANTA ANITA STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

· MANDELLA EYES FIRST SANTA MARGARITA VICTORY · DRYSDALE HAS HOT TOPIC IN SANTA ANA STAKES · TALAMO, DANCINGTOTHESTARS REUNITE IN O’BRIEN · CANDY BOY WORKS FOR RICH SANTA ANITA DERBY · ‘OLD SCHOOL’ HANDICAPPER TELLS TRADE SECRETS GRADE I WIN WOULD BE ICING ON THE CAKE FOR SPELLBOUND Here’s a racing rarity: Richard Mandella […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• VERSATILE IOTAPA SET FOR GRADE I SANTA MARGARITA • ‘700 CLUB’ MEMBER McANALLY EYES SANTA ANA WIN • TURF NO PROBLEM FOR NAKATANI, COULD BE TROUBLE • POPULARITY ON THE RISE FOR CALIFORNIA CHROME • LUKAS SHOWS HIS CLASSY COLORS AFTER BIG ‘CAP LOSS IOTAPA SEEKS GRADE I WIN IN SATURDAY’S SANTA MARGARITA Iotapa […]

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TOP TOURNAMENT HANDICAPPER DENNIS DECAUWER TO BE GUEST HANDICAPPER ON ‘QUIGLEY’S CORNER’ SUNDAY AT SANTA ANITA

ARCADIA, Calif. (March 13, 2014)–Top handicapping tournament horseplayer Dennis Decauwer will be Tom Quigley’s special guest this Sunday for “Quigley’s Corner,” a free handicapping seminar in Santa Anita’s East Paddock Gardens, beginning at 11:20 a.m. A winner of Santa Anita’s “Double Down” Handicapping Challenge March 2, Decauwer finished second in the 2009 National Handicapping Challenge […]

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SANTA ANITA’S $1 MILLION ST. PAT’S HORSESHOE PITCH SET FOR SATURDAY, POPULAR CONTEST IS FREE TO ENTER & FIVE NAMES WILL BE DRAWN FOR A CHANCE TO ‘RING-IN’ A MILLION IN IRISH-GREEN

THREE DOLLAR BUD LIGHT ‘GREEN’ & FIVE DOLLAR JAMESON SHOTS ALSO AVAILABLE ALL DAY ARCADIA, Calif. (March 12, 2013)–Santa Anita will again offer fans a shot at $1 million on Saturday, as the track’s popular $1 million St. Pat’s Horseshoe Pitch will be conducted between races. All fans attending on-track this Saturday are encouraged to […]

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