SANTA ANITA DERBY ON SATURDAY COULD MAKE ONE LUCKY FAN $1 MILLION; FIRST-EVER DERBY MILLIONAIRE CONTEST FINALIST WILL HAVE $5,000 TO BET ON HORSE OF HIS OR HER CHOOSING, WITH HOPE TO WIN TRIPLE CROWN

ARCADIA, Calif. (March 30, 2014)–Santa Anita Park has announced that it will conduct its first-ever Santa Anita Derby Millionaire Contest in conjunction with Saturday’s Grade I, $1 million Santa Anita Derby. One lucky fan will be selected prior to the Derby and Santa Anita will place a $5,000 win bet on the horse he or […]

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PUBLIC ADVISED BALDWIN AVE. TO BE CLOSED SATURDAY FOR DERBY DAY 5K RUN & WALK; TRAFFIC TO BE RE-ROUTED SOUTH OF 210 FWY AS CLOSURE WILL BE IN EFFECT FROM 7:45 A.M. TO 9:30 A.M.

ARCADIA, Calif. (March 30, 2014)–Those wishing to spend the morning at Santa Anita’s Clockers’ Corner on Saturday, April 5, are advised that Baldwin Ave. will be closed to vehicular traffic between the 210 Freeway and Huntington Drive from 7:45 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. in order to accommodate Santa Anita’s annual Santa Anita Derby Day 5k […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• ‘CHROME,’ CANDY BOY WORK FOR SANTA ANITA DERBY • FASHION PLATE SET FOR GRADE I SANTA ANITA OAKS FAVORITES DRILL FOR SATURDAY’S SANTA ANITA DERBY California Chrome and Candy Boy, the two favorites for next Saturday’s Grade I, $1 million Santa Anita Derby, had their final major drills Saturday morning for their highly anticipated […]

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TOKYO CITY CUP QUOTES

JOCKEY QUOTES TYLER BAZE, MAJESTIC HARBOR, WINNER: “He’s a really nice horse. I let him find his own pace today. He’s been training really forwardly in the mornings. After I rode him in his last race (Feb. 8 in the Grade II San Antonio) we worked him twice in blinkers, we wanted to keep his […]

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MAJESTIC HARBOR ROLLS TO BIG WIN IN MARATHON GRADE III, $100,000 TOKYO CITY CUP, BAZE & MCCARTHY TEAM FOR THREE LENGTH VICTORY; ON-TRACK CROWD OF 16,179 WITNESS TOP RACING & JAPANESE CULTURAL EVENTS

PICK SIX CARRYOVER OF $92,562 INTO SUNDAY, TOTAL POOL COULD REACH $750,000 ARCADIA, Calif. (March 29, 2014)–With Tyler Baze at the controls, Majestic Harbor seized control going to the three eighths pole in Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Tokyo City Cup, opening up an insurmountable lead around the far turn and prevailed in the 1 ½ […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• SCHOOLOFHARDROCKS WORKS FOR SANTA ANITA DERBY • ESPINOZA MEETS PUIG & TROUT, TOSSES FIRST FREEWAY PITCH • BALTAS HOPES TIZ DYNAMIC STEPS UP IN MARATHON TOKYO CITY • FANTICOLA SHARP FOR CONTENTIOUS AMERICAN BEAUTY SCHOOLOFHARDROCKS IN ‘GREAT’ DRILL FOR SANTA ANITA DERBY Schoolofhardrocks worked six furlongs on Santa Anita’s main track Friday morning in […]

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JOCKEY ESPINOZA ENJOYS RIDE AT DODGER STADIUM

MIDDLE MAN–Jockey Victor Espinoza, regular rider of early Santa Anita Derby favorite California Chrome, is flanked by Yasiel Puig and Mike Trout prior to Game One of the Freeway Series Thursday night at Dodger Stadium. Espinoza threw out the ceremonial first pitch and delivered with a 70 mph strike, low and away

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