STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• HOLIDAY SPIRIT IN FULL SWING AS SANTA ANITA BEGINS • SADLER HOPES TO DOUBLE HIS PLEASURE OPENING DAY • EXECUTIVEPRIVILEGE BACK ON THE BEAM FOR LA BREA • SANTA ANITA HAS GUARANTEED $500,000 LATE PICK 4 OPENING DAY GOOD CHEER FOR ALL EVERY DAY AT DOUG O’NEILL’S BARN Perhaps no operation in California racing […]

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ROYAL BANKER, CRAFTSMAN & ENTERPRISING AMONG CONTENTIOUS $75,000 EDDIE LOGAN STAKES FIELD FOR 2-YEAR-OLDS AT MILE ON TURF SATURDAY

SANTA ANITA ONCE AGAIN HONORS THE MEMORY OF LOGAN, ‘FOOTMAN’ EXTRAORDINAIRE;$100,000 DAYTONA STAKES FOR 3-YEAR-OLDS AND UP DOWN HILLSIDE TURF ALSO ON DOCKET ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 22, 2013)–Santa Anita Park will once again honor the memory of its iconic Shoeshine Attendant, Eddie Logan, with the $75,000 Eddie Logan Stakes for 2-year-olds at one mile on […]

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BAFFERT’S FLASHBACK, EASTERN SPEEDSTER BAKKEN HEAD GRADE I MALIBU ON OPENING DAY; GRADE I LA BREA & GRADE II SIR BEAUFORT LEND STRENGTH TO OUTSTANDING NINE-RACE CARD, FIRST POST AT 12 NOON

ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 21, 2013)–Santa Anita’s traditional opening day headliner, the Grade I, $300,000 Malibu Stakes for 3-year-olds at seven furlongs, attracted a field of 12 and will be headed by the Bob Baffert-trained Flashback, who was the beaten favorite in the Grade I Santa Anita Derby in April and was considered one of the […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• STEVENS HAS BROTHERLY LOVE FOR ROLE MODEL • UNBEATEN BAKKEN INVADES FOR GRADE I MALIBU • TALAMO STAYS PUT FOR MADAME CACTUS IN LA BREA • THERE’S NO JET LAG FOR SIR BEAUFORT CONTENDER STEVENS REFLECTS ON HIS ‘MOST MEMORABLE YEAR’ Next month will mark a year since Gary Stevens made his comeback nearing […]

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WHAT’S GOING ON AT SANTA ANITA PARK OPENING WEEK

WHAT: Opening Week of Santa Anita’s 2013-2014 Winter Meeting WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 26, through Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 WHERE: Santa Anita Park, Arcadia THURSDAY, DECEMBER 26 Opening Day: Santa Anita’s 77th winter/spring meet opens on Thursday, with special early first post time at 12 noon, admission gates open at 10 a.m. Two Grade I, $300,000 […]

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REVAMPED $10,000 ‘SHOWVIVOR’ SET FOR DEC. 26 LAUNCH, POPULAR ON-LINE CONTEST FEATURES $5,000 TOP PRIZE, IS FREE OF CHARGE AND REQUIRES PLAYERS TO TAB ONE IN-THE-MONEY RUNNER PER DAY

ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 20, 2013)–Santa Anita’s popular free online “Showvivor” is back and better than ever, with a total of $10,000 in prize money highlighted by a $5,000 top prize to be awarded to the longest “show streak” achieved throughout the course of Santa Anita’s Winter and Spring Meetings, which will open Dec. 26 and […]

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