STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• CLOCKER SAYS ‘CHROME’ 50-50 TO WIN TRIPLE CROWN • FIRST POST TIME AT SANTA ANITA MONDAY IS 1:30 P.M. • HESS AND DESORMEAUX HAVE WINNING CHEMISTRY • IMPERATIVE WORKS FOR THE GOLD CUP AT SANTA ANITA NEW SHOOTERS, DISTANCE TEST CHROME IN BELMONT STAKES California Chrome went off as the 1-2 post time favorite […]

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CHARLES WHITTINGHAM STAKES QUOTES

JOCKEY QUOTES TYLER BAZE, FIRE WITH FIRE, WINNER: “I can do whatever I want with him, he’s very classy. It’s a confidence you get with horses. I know he’s going to be there when I ask him and he’s really shown me, from last year to this year, that he likes being out there on […]

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HIGH-WEIGHTED FIRE WITH FIRE MAKES LATE RUN TO WIN GRADE II, $200,000 CHARLES WHITTINGHAM STAKES AS BAZE ALTERS TACTICS & GUIDES DRYSDALE TRAINEE TO NECK WIN

RUN FOR THE FIRST TIME AT SANTA ANITA, DRYSDALE WINS WHITTINGHAM FOR SEVENTH TIME; SINGLE WINNING PICK SIX TICKET PURCHASED IN LAS VEGAS PAYS $113,530 ARCADIA, Calif. (May 24, 2014)–Widely considered to be a front-running sort, trainer Neil Drysdale’s Fire With Fire was taken in-hand off the pace and came roaring through the lane to […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• STEVENS: CHROME FACES ‘MOST DIFFICULT FEAT IN SPORTS’ • LETTERMAN AWAITS AS ESPINOZA CELEBRATES 42ND BIRTHDAY • ‘CASABLANCA’ START OF BEAUTIFUL FRIENDSHIP FOR TALAMO • PARRANDA SEEKS 10TH CAREER VICTORY IN GRADE I GAMELY • MAJOR SANTA ANITA DIRT RENOVATION TO START JULY 11 BELMONT IS CALIFORNIA CHROME’S GREATEST CHALLENGE It’s coming up on […]

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SANTA ANITA TO ADJUST POST TIME ON MEMORIAL DAY TO 1:30 P.M. IN ORDER TO ACCOMMODATE POTENTIAL $20 MILLION RAINBOW PICK SIX POOL FROM GULFSTREAM

ADMISSION GATES TO OPEN AS PLANNED ON MONDAY AT 11 A.M., MANDATORY ‘RAINBOW’ PAYOUT IN PLAY ARCADIA, Calif. (May 23, 2014)–With the prospect of mandatory payout on a Rainbow Pick Six pool from Gulfstream Park that could exceed $20 million, Santa Anita Park has announced that first post time on Monday, Memorial Day, has been […]

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SANTA ANITA MAIN TRACK TO UNDERGO MAJOR RENOVATION BEGINNING JULY 11; HIGHLY COVETED ‘EL SEGUNDO SAND’ TO COMPRISE ALL-NATURAL SURFACE UNDER DIRECTION OF TRACK SUPERINTENDENT DENNIS MOORE

ARCADIA, Calif. (May 23, 2014)–Santa Anita Park has announced that it’s one mile main track will undergo a major renovation beginning July 11 that will result in the track transitioning to a single-source material consisting of highly coveted El Segundo Sand, a natural soil that will ensure balanced drainage during periods of wet weather and […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• CALIFORNIA CHROME ‘BREAKING ALL THE RULES’ • AFRICAN OIL STEPS UP IN GRADE II WHITTINGHAM • COLOR OF COURAGE DEBUTS FOR RICHARD MANDELLA • RAFAEL BEJARANO RELEASED FROM HOSPITAL CALIFORNIA CHROME A ‘TREMENDOUSLY GIFTED ATHLETE’ Trainer Ron Ellis is among the growing list of horsemen who has been won over by California Chrome. The […]

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