HRTV FILM FESTIVAL AT SANTA ANITA SUBMISSIONS FINALIZED

Online Voting for “Fan Favorite” Award Begins this Saturday, April 26 Arcadia, CA, April 26, 2014 — Final entries for the third annual HRTV Film Festival at Santa Anita have been submitted and will now be judged by an esteemed panel of racing and entertainment professionals with prize money awarded for the top five entries. […]

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SANTA ANITA DERBY WINNER CALIFORNIA CHROME WORKS HALF MILE AT LOS ALAMITOS IN 48.20; CAL-BRED SENSATION TO SHIP TO KENTUCKY MONDAY AND LOOMS EARLY FAVORITE IN A FIELD OF 20

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 26, 2014)–With Victor Espinoza aboard, California Chrome, winner of the Grade I, $1 million Santa Anita Derby April 5, worked a half mile Saturday morning at Los Alamitos Racecourse in 48.20, his final work in preparation for next Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. The consensus early favorite for next Saturday’s Derby, California Chrome worked […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• DERBY AWAITS ESPINOZA, BUT FIRST THERE’S SUNDAY • ROVENNA STRETCHES OUT IN $250,000 MELAIR STAKES • TALAMO HOPES TO DOUBLE HIS (STAKES) PLEASURE • O’NEILL HAS PAIR MINING FOR CALIFORNIA GOLD • DERBY CONTENDER DANCE WITH FATE WORKS SATURDAY ESPINOZA KEEN ON MOONE’S MY NAME IN WILSHIRE Moone’s My Name seeks her second straight […]

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LAST TYCOON STAKES QUOTES

JOCKEY QUOTES JOE TALAMO, QUICK CASABLANA, WINNER: “He looked unbelievable today. I was able to work him the other day and he showed me that turn of foot in the morning too, just exploded. All the credit goes to Ron, this is my first time riding him (in a race.) “I’m always optimistic, no matter […]

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SANTA ANITA ‘ALUMS’ GARY JONES & ALEX SOLIS TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF RACING AND HALL OF FAME IN AUGUST

JONES CALLS SANTA ANITA ‘HOME,’ SOLIS LOBBIES ON BEHALF OF BENEFACTOR MEL STUTE ON HRTV ARCADIA, Calif. (April 25, 2014)–Friday morning’s Hall of Fame announcements from Saratoga Springs, New York, were met enthusiastically by horsemen, fans and management at Santa Anita Park, as news spread that Santa Anita “alums” trainer Gary Jones and jockey Alex […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• SOUTH AMERICAN IMPORT DEBUTS FOR McANALLY FRIDAY • SPECHT INVADES FROM NORTH FOR BIG CAL-BRED DAY • STORM FIGHTER ONE TO CATCH IN TIZNOW STAKES • MEL STUTE REMEMBERS SNOW CHIEF, JIM MURRAY McANALLY HOPES ‘CASABLANCA’ IS START OF A BEAUTIFUL FRIENDSHIP Santa Anita kicks off its inaugural Spring Meet Friday and Ron McAnally […]

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PROCTOR PACKS SOLID ONE-TWO PUNCH WITH THEATRE STAR & PREMIER STEPS AS TALENTED TWOSOME HEAD SUNDAY’S GRADE III WILSHIRE HANDICAP AT SANTA ANITA; FLORIDA INVADER PARRANDA RATES BIG LOOK AS WELL

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 24, 2014)–Trainer Tom Proctor appears to be holding a solid two-card hand going into Sunday’s Grade III, $100,000 Wilshire Handicap, as his sharp recent allowance winners Theatre Star and Premier Steps head a field of seven fillies and mares three and up at one mile on turf. Gary Stevens, who rode both […]

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